Lighting the chandelier: new vistas for axo-axonic cells.


Chandelier or axo-axonic cells are the most selective of all cortical GABAergic interneurons, because they exclusively contact axon initial segments of cortical glutamatergic neurons. Owing to their privileged location on initial segments, axo-axonic cells have often been assumed to have the ultimate control of pyramidal cell output. Recently, key molecules… (More)

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