Papers for Journal Club


Synapse Plasticity

Regulation of synaptic efficacy by coincidence of postsynaptic APs and EPSPs.
Markram H, Lübke J, Frotscher M, Sakmann B., Science. 1997 樹状突起への(逆流した)活動電位は、新皮質錐体ニューロン間の単シナプス伝達のEPSPを変化させるトリガーであることの発見

Synaptic modifications in cultured hippocampal neurons: dependence on spike timing, synaptic strength, and postsynaptic cell type.
Bi GQ, Poo MM., J Neurosci. 1998

Activation of postsynaptically silent synapses during pairing-induced LTP in CA1 region of hippocampal slice.
Liao D, Hessler NA, Malinow R., Nature. 1995

Active propagation of somatic action potentials into neocortical pyramidal cell dendrites.
Stuart GJ, Sakmann B., Nature. 1994 細胞体で起こった活動電位は電位依存性ナトリウムイオンチャネルによって、能動的に樹状突起へ逆伝播する

A synaptically controlled, associative signal for Hebbian plasticity in hippocampal neurons.
Magee JC, Johnston D., Science. 1997

Redistribution of synaptic efficacy between neocortical pyramidal neurons.
Markram H, Tsodyks M., Nature. 1996

Structural basis of long-term potentiation in single dendritic spines.
Matsuzaki M, Honkura N, Ellis-Davies GC, Kasai H., Nature. 2004

Behavioral time scale synaptic plasticity underlies CA1 place fields.
Bittner KC, Milstein AD, Grienberger C, Romani S, Magee JC., Science. 2017 (STDPを把握した後に)


Direct measurement of somatic voltage clamp errors in central neurons.
Williams SR, Mitchell SJ., Nat Neurosci. 2008 (難)

Synapse connectivity

Excitatory cortical neurons form fine-scale functional networks.
Yoshimura Y, Dantzker JL, Callaway EM., Nature. 2005

Functional specificity of local synaptic connections in neocortical networks.
Ko H, Hofer SB, Pichler B, Buchanan KA, Sjöström PJ, Mrsic-Flogel TD., Nature. 2011

Learning and Memory

Nakazawa K, Quirk MC, Chitwood RA, Watanabe M, Yeckel MF, Sun LD, Kato A, Carr CA, Johnston D, Wilson MA, Tonegawa S, Requirement for hippocampal CA3 NMDA receptors in associative memory recall. Science, 2003

Dragoi G, Tonegawa S, Preplay of future place cell sequences by hippocampal cellular assemblies. Nature, 2011

Optogenetic stimulation of a hippocampal engram activates fear memory recall.
Liu X, Ramirez S, Pang PT, Puryear CB, Govindarajan A, Deisseroth K, Tonegawa S., Nature. 2012

Motor learning

Learning-induced LTP in neocortex.
Rioult-Pedotti MS, Friedman D, Donoghue JP., Science. 2000

Cholinergic function


A claustrum in reptiles and its role in slow-wave sleep.
Norimoto H, Fenk LA, Li HH, Tosches MA, Gallego-Flores T, Hain D, Reiter S, Kobayashi R, Macias A, Arends A, Klinkmann M, Laurent G., Nature. 2020

The claustrum coordinates cortical slow-wave activity.
Narikiyo K, Mizuguchi R, Ajima A, Shiozaki M, Hamanaka H, Johansen JP, Mori K, Yoshihara Y., Nat Neurosci. 2020