Affiliation: University of California
- Cholinergic and GABAergic pathways in fly motion visionT M Brotz
Friedrich Miescher Laboratorium der Max Planck Gesellschaft Spemannstr, 37 39, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
BMC Neurosci 2:1. 2001..In the present study we investigated the distribution of the respective neurotransmitter receptors in the fly visual system, namely nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs) and GABA receptors (GABARs) demonstrated by antibody labeling...
- Effects of mean firing on neural information rateA Borst
ESPM Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
J Comput Neurosci 10:213-21. 2001....
- Information theory and neural codingA Borst
ESPM Division of Insect Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
Nat Neurosci 2:947-57. 1999..We argue, however, that the data obtained so far do not suggest a temporal code, in which the placement of spikes relative to each other yields additional information...
- Local current spread in electrically compact neurons of the flyA Borst
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, Spemannstrasse 37 39, D 72076, Tuebingen, Germany
Neurosci Lett 285:123-6. 2000..These results have important implications for the ability of integrating neurons to perform local computations of synaptic input without additional hardware...
- Direction selectivity in ganglion cells: pre or post?A Borst
University of California, Berkeley, ESPM Division of Insect Biology, 201 Wellman Hall, Berkeley, California 94720 3112, USA
Nat Neurosci 4:119-20. 2001..Contrary to a recent finding in rabbit retina, Borg-Graham reports that inputs to retinal ganglion neurons in turtles are already directionally selective...
- Separation of voltage- and ligand-gated calcium influx in locust neurons by optical imagingT G Oertner
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, Tubingen, Germany
Neurosci Lett 274:95-8. 1999....
- Mechanisms of dendritic calcium signaling in fly neuronsT G Oertner
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, D 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Neurophysiol 85:439-47. 2001..In summary, the characteristic spatiotemporal calcium signals in the dendrites of lobula plate tangential cells can be reproduced in vitro, and result from a combination of voltage- and ligand-gated calcium influx...
- The intrinsic electrophysiological characteristics of fly lobula plate tangential cells: I. Passive membrane propertiesA Borst
Friedrich Miescher Laboratorium, Max Planck Gesellschaft, Tuebingen, Germany
J Comput Neurosci 3:313-36. 1996..11) based on the passive membrane parameters determined in this way form the basis of forthcoming studies on dendritic integration and signal propagation in the fly tangential cells (Haag et al., 1997; Haag and Borst, 1997)...
- Recurrent network interactions underlying flow-field selectivity of visual interneuronsJ Haag
Division of Insect Biology, Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720-3112, USA
J Neurosci 21:5685-92. 2001..In addition to feedforward connectivity, thus, the flow-field selectivity of LPTCs may be significantly attributable to recurrent excitation involving the network of large-field neurons in both brain hemispheres...
- Voltage signals of individual Purkinje cell dendrites in rat cerebellar slicesA Borst
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, Tuebingen, Germany
Neurosci Lett 238:29-32. 1997..As demonstrated by compartmental modeling, this hints to a concentration of outward rectifying currents at the soma of the cells...
- Spatial distribution of low- and high-voltage-activated calcium currents in neurons of the deep cerebellar nucleiV Gauck
Friedrich Miescher Laboratory of the Max Planck Society, 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
J Neurosci 21:RC158. 2001..The higher weight of the LVA signal in the dendrites suggests that the LVA might be of particular relevance for the dendritic integration of synaptic inputs...