How to read a burst duration code

Kepecs, A., Lisman, J. (2004) How to read a burst duration code. Neurocomputing, 58-60. pp. 1-6. ISSN 0925-2312

URL: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S...
DOI: 10.1016/j.neucom.2004.01.014

Abstract

Brief, high-frequency bursts are commonly observed in neuronal recordings and are thought to represent a special neural code. Bursts have variable durations and spike counts which can encode stimulus variables. Here we examine how a burst duration code can be read out by synapses with short-term dynamics. We find that synapses can be tuned to preferentially respond to specific burst durations and the published range of facilitation and depression time-scales matches the typical burst patterns. These findings demonstrate the decodability of a neural code based on burst duration. (C) 2004 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.

Item Type: Paper
Uncontrolled Keywords: bursting neural code short-term depression synaptic facilitation SHORT-TERM PLASTICITY short term plasticity NEOCORTICAL PYRAMIDAL NEURONS neocortical pyramidal neurons EXCITATORY excitatory SYNAPSES synapses RELEASE PROBABILITY release probability FACILITATION facilitation HIPPOCAMPUS hippocampus INFORMATION information DEPRESSION depression
Subjects: organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons

organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons > pyramidal neurons
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons > pyramidal neurons
organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > cell types and functions > cell types > neurons > pyramidal neurons

organs, tissues, organelles, cell types and functions > sub-cellular tissues: types and functions > synapse
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Date Deposited: 01 Feb 2012 16:42
Last Modified: 01 Feb 2012 16:42
URI: http://repository.cshl.edu/id/eprint/22410

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