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Interspersed Distribution of Selectivity to Kinematic Stimulus Features in Supragranular Layers of Mouse Barrel Cortex.

Miguel Maravall; Miguel Maravall; Francisco J. Martini; Manuel Molano-Mazón; Manuel Molano-Mazón;
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  • Published: 25 Feb 2017 Journal: Cerebral Cortex (issn: 1047-3211, Copyright policy)
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Neurons in the primary sensory regions of neocortex have heterogeneous response properties. The spatial arrangement of neurons with particular response properties is a key aspect of population representations and can shed light on how local circuits are wired. Here, we investigated how neurons with sensitivity to different kinematic features of whisker stimuli are distributed across local circuits in supragranular layers of the barrel cortex. Using 2-photon calcium population imaging in anesthetized mice, we found that nearby neurons represent diverse kinematic features, providing a rich population representation at the local scale. Neurons interspersed in space...
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free text keywords: map, sensory coding, somatosensory, two photon, QP0361, QP0431, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Somatosensory system, Neocortex, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Kinematics, Sensory system, Neuroscience, Local scale, Barrel cortex, Stimulus (physiology), Biology
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EC| ETIC
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ETIC
Encoding and Transmission of Information in the Mouse Somatosensory Cortex
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 699829
  • Funding stream: H2020 | MSCA-IF-EF-ST
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