Sebastian H. Bitzenhofer

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The hippocampus-driven entrainment of neonatal prefrontal circuits in theta-gamma oscillations contributes to the maturation of cognitive abilities, yet the underlying synaptic mechanisms are still unknown. Here we combine patch-clamp recordings from morphologically and neurochemically characterized layer V pyramidal neurons and interneurons in vivo, with(More)
GABAergic neurons have been proposed to control oscillatory entrainment and cognitive processing in prefrontal-hippocampal networks. Co-activation of these networks emerges already during neonatal development, with hippocampal theta bursts driving prefrontal oscillations via axonal projections. The cellular substrate of neonatal prefrontal-hippocampal(More)
Spindle oscillations have been described during early brain development and in the adult brain. Besides similarities in temporal patterns and involved brain areas, neonatal spindle bursts (NSBs) and adult sleep spindles (ASSs) show differences in their occurrence, spatial distribution, and underlying mechanisms. While NSBs have been proposed to coordinate(More)
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