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Grid cell

Name: Grid cell
Description: a neuron which fires when an animal is in any point of space which corresponds to a vertex of its triangular grid firing field.[1]
Has role: Principal neuron role
Super-category: Neuron
*Id: nlx_144209
Organism: Mouse, Adult rat[2]
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Soma Specific Properties

Soma Location: Entorhinal cortex


References

  1. Hafting T et al. (2005) Microstructure of a spatial map in the entorhinal cortex. Nature 436: 801-6 PubMed
  2. Fyhn M et al. (2008) Grid cells in mice. Hippocampus 18: 1230-8 PubMed

Notes

This page uses this default form:Petilla_neuron

Contributors

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Facts about Grid cellRDF feed
CurationStatusuncurated  +
Definitiona neuron which fires when an animal is in any point of space which corresponds to a vertex of its triangular grid firing field.
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Has rolePrincipal neuron role  +
Idnlx_144209  +
LabelGrid cell  +
Located inEntorhinal cortex  +
ModifiedDate11 March 2012  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesMouse  +, and Adult rat  +
SuperCategoryNeuron  +