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Neuron. 2015 Jun 3;86(5):1113-6. doi: 10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.039.

Cortical Cliques: A Few Plastic Neurons Get All the Action.

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1
Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA.
2
Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA; Neurobiology Section in the Division of Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA; Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA; Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, CA 92037, USA. Electronic address: ahuberman@ucsd.edu.

Abstract

Adjustments in neural activity can drive cortical plasticity, but the underlying circuit components remain unclear. In this issue of Neuron, Barnes et al. (2015) show that visual deprivation-induced homeostatic plasticity invokes specific changes among select categories of V1 neurons.

PMID:
26050030
DOI:
10.1016/j.neuron.2015.05.039
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