Optogenetic control of genetically-targeted pyramidal neuron activity in prefrontal cortex

@article{Baratta2012OptogeneticCO,
  title={Optogenetic control of genetically-targeted pyramidal neuron activity in prefrontal cortex},
  author={M. Baratta and Shinya Nakamura and P. Dobelis and M. Pomrenze and S. D. Dolzani and D. Cooper},
  journal={Nature Precedings},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={1-1}
}
A salient feature of prefrontal cortex organization is the vast diversity of cell types that support the temporal integration of events required for sculpting future responses. A major obstacle in understanding the routing of information among prefrontal neuronal subtypes is the inability to manipulate the electrical activity of genetically defined cell types over behaviorally relevant timescales and activity patterns. To address these constraints, we present here a simple approach for… Expand

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