Volume 8 Supplement 2
The axonal plexus: a description of the behavior of a network of neurons connected by gap junctions
© Munro and Börgers; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2007
Published: 6 July 2007
Putative gap junctions between pyramidal axons have been reported in the hippocampus as well as the neocortex. These gap junctions are indicated in very fast oscillations (VFOs, > 80 Hz) in slow-wave sleep as well as in seizures. They could also play a role in gamma oscillations (30–80 Hz) in the hippocampus and other areas. Computational modeling studies have yielded results consistent with these hypotheses [1–3].
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