E-mail

E-mail a Wiley Online Library Link

Akihiro Kimura, Satoshi Shimegi, Shin'ichiro Hara, Masahiro Okamoto and Hiromichi Sato Role of GABAergic inhibition in shaping the spatial frequency tuning of neurons and its contrast dependency in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus of cat European Journal of Neuroscience 37

Article first published online: 13 FEB 2013 | DOI: 10.1111/ejn.12149

Thumbnail image of graphical abstract

To understand how GABAergic inhibition contributes to the elaboration of spatial frequency (SF) tuning of neurons in the lateral geniculate nucleus (LGN), we examined the effects of microiontophoretic administration of bicuculline methiodide (BIC) and gabazine, both antagonists of GABAA receptors, on visual responses to grating stimuli with high or low contrasts. BIC administration changed the shape of the SF tuning curve of the spike response from band-pass to low-pass.

Complete the form below and we will send an e-mail message containing a link to the selected article on your behalf

Required = Required Field

SEARCH