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Synaptic transmission in the neocortex during reversible cooling
We studied the effects of reversible cooling on synaptic transmission in slices of rat visual cortex. Cooling had marked monotonic effects on the temporal properties of synaptic transmission. ItExpand
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Membrane properties and spike generation in rat visual cortical cells during reversible cooling.
We studied the effects of reversible cooling between 35 and 7 C on membrane properties and spike generation of cells in slices of rat visual cortex. Cooling led to a depolarization of the neuronesExpand
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Modification of discharge patterns of neocortical neurons by induced oscillations of the membrane potential
We investigated, with whole-cell recordings from rat visual cortex slices, how sinusoidal modulation of the membrane potential affects signal transmission. Subthreshold oscillations activateExpand
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Heterosynaptic plasticity in the neocortex
Ongoing learning continuously shapes the distribution of neurons’ synaptic weights in a system with plastic synapses. Plasticity may change the weights of synapses that were active during theExpand
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Probability of transmitter release at neocortical synapses at different temperatures.
The probability of transmitter release at synaptic terminals is one of the key characteristics of communication between nerve cells because it determines both the strength and dynamic properties ofExpand
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Homeostatic role of heterosynaptic plasticity: models and experiments
Homosynaptic Hebbian-type plasticity provides a cellular mechanism of learning and refinement of connectivity during development in a variety of biological systems. In this review we argue that aExpand
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All‐or‐none Excitatory Postsynaptic Potentials in the Rat Visual Cortex
Intracellular recordings were obtained from supragranular neurons in slices of the rat visual cortex. In ∼25% of the cells large (0.5–1.6 mV) excitatory postsynaptic potentials (EPSPs) of constantExpand
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Heterosynaptic Plasticity Prevents Runaway Synaptic Dynamics
Spike timing-dependent plasticity (STDP) and other conventional Hebbian-type plasticity rules are prone to produce runaway dynamics of synaptic weights. Once potentiated, a synapse would have higherExpand
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Adaptation at synaptic connections to layer 2/3 pyramidal cells in rat visual cortex.
Neocortical synapses express differential dynamic properties. When activated at high frequencies, the amplitudes of the subsequent postsynaptic responses may increase or decrease, depending on theExpand
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Onset Dynamics of Action Potentials in Rat Neocortical Neurons and Identified Snail Neurons: Quantification of the Difference
The generation of action potentials (APs) is a key process in the operation of nerve cells and the communication between neurons. Action potentials in mammalian central neurons are characterized byExpand
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