Active properties of neocortical pyramidal neuron dendrites.

@article{Major2013ActivePO,
  title={Active properties of neocortical pyramidal neuron dendrites.},
  author={Guy Major and Matthew Evan Larkum and Jackie Schiller},
  journal={Annual review of neuroscience},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={
          1-24
        }
}
Dendrites are the main recipients of synaptic inputs and are important sites that determine neurons' input-output functions. This review focuses on thin neocortical dendrites, which receive the vast majority of synaptic inputs in cortex but also have specialized electrogenic properties. We present a simplified working-model biophysical scheme of pyramidal neurons that attempts to capture the essence of their dendritic function, including the ability to behave under plausible conditions as… Expand
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