Unique features of action potential initiation in cortical neurons

  title={Unique features of action potential initiation in cortical neurons},
  author={B. Naundorf and F. Wolf and M. Volgushev},
  • B. Naundorf, F. Wolf, M. Volgushev
  • Published 2006
  • Physics, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Neurons process and encode information by generating sequences of action potentials. For all spiking neurons, the encoding of single-neuron computations into sequences of spikes is biophysically determined by the cell's action-potential-generating mechanism. It has recently been discovered that apparently minor modifications of this mechanism can qualitatively change the nature of neuronal encoding. Here we quantitatively analyse the dynamics of action potential initiation in cortical neurons… CONTINUE READING
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