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Cerebellar cortex: computation by extrasynaptic inhibition?

E De Schutter

Theoretical Neurobiology, Born-Bunge Foundation, University of Antwerp, Universiteitsplein 1, B2610, Antwerp, Belgium.

Current biology : CB 12:R363-5 (2002)

Abstract - In the cerebellar cortex, inhibitory inputs to granule cells exhibit prominent tonic and spillover components resulting from the activation of extrasynaptic receptors. A recent study shows how extrasynaptic inhibition affects information flow through cerebellar cortex.

PMID: 12015139 [PubMed]