Neuronal response impedance mechanism implementing cooperative networks with low firing rates and μs precision

@article{Vardi2015NeuronalRI,
  title={Neuronal response impedance mechanism implementing cooperative networks with low firing rates and $\mu$s precision},
  author={Roni Vardi and Amir Goldental and Hagar Marmari and Haya Brama and Edward Stern and Shira Sardi and Pinhas Sabo and Ido Kanter},
  journal={Frontiers in Neural Circuits},
  year={2015},
  volume={9}
}
Realizations of low firing rates in neural networks usually require globally balanced distributions among excitatory and inhibitory links, while feasibility of temporal coding is limited by neuronal millisecond precision. We show that cooperation, governing global network features, emerges through nodal properties, as opposed to link distributions. Using in vitro and in vivo experiments we demonstrate microsecond precision of neuronal response timings under low stimulation frequencies, whereas… 
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