Prefrontal synaptic activation during hippocampal memory reactivation

Yuya Nishimura, Yuji Ikegaya, Takuya Sasaki

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Nishimura et al. find that medial prefrontal neurons receive depolarizing synaptic potentials when hippocampal place cells show synchronized spikes. This study provides direct physiological evidence of functional synaptic transmission from memory-encoding hippocampal neurons to prefrontal neurons.

Original languageEnglish
Article number108885
JournalCell Reports
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2021 Mar 23
Externally publishedYes


  • hippocampus
  • neuronal ensembles
  • novel environment
  • patch-clamp recording
  • place cell
  • prefrontal cortex
  • synapse
  • synchronization

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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