Subthreshold Na+-dependent theta-like rhythmicity in stellate cells of entorhinal cortex layer II

  title={Subthreshold Na+-dependent theta-like rhythmicity in stellate cells of entorhinal cortex layer II},
  author={A. Alonso and R. Llin{\'a}s},
  • A. Alonso, R. Llinás
  • Published 1989
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • THE oscillation of membrane potential in mammalian central neurons is of interest because it relates to the role of oscillations in brain function. It has been proposed that the entorhinal cortex (EC), particularly the stellate cells of layer II (ECIIscs), plays an important part in the genesis of the theta rhythm1–3. These neurons occupy a key position in the neocortex-hippocampus-neocortex circuit, a crucial crossroad in memory functions4,5. Neuronal oscillations typically rely on the… CONTINUE READING
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