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Preponderance of Late-spiking Neurons in Rat Lateral Amygdala

McNay, Dr Ewan C. and Brown, Dr Thomas H. (2003) Preponderance of Late-spiking Neurons in Rat Lateral Amygdala. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Whole-cell recordings from rat lateral amygdala (LA) revealed two populations of principal neurons, that have similar pyramid-like morphologies but differing in firing pattern: late-spiking (LS, 66%) and regular-spiking (RS, 34%). The presence of large numbers of LS neurons arguably supports recent suggestions that the LA should be considered to be a functional extension of perirhinal cortex.

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:lateral amygdala, amygdala, perirhinal, memory
Subjects:Neuroscience > Neural Modelling
Biology > Animal Cognition
Neuroscience > Neurophysiology
ID Code:3067
Deposited By:McNay, Dr Ewan
Deposited On:16 Jul 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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