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in·ter·neu·rons

(intĕr-nū'ronz),
Combinations or groups of neurons between sensory and motor neurons that govern coordinated activity.

in·ter·neu·rons

(in'tĕr-nūr'onz)
Combinations or groups of neurons between sensory and motor neurons that govern coordinated activity.
Synonym(s): interneurones.

in·ter·neu·rons

(in'tĕr-nūr'onz)
Combinations or groups of neurons between sensory and motor neurons that govern coordinated activity.

interneurons (in´tərner´ons),

n.pl the combinations or groups of neurons between sensory and motor neurons, which govern coordinated activity.
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This study demonstrates that HAL also acts directly on the terminals of inhibitory hippocampal interneurons to release more GABA.
During the outgoing phase, we will use 2-photon calcium imaging together with fluorescent labeled interneurons and optogenetics technologies to dissect out, in the mouse V1, the specific role of two interneurons subtypes (parvalbumin- (PV+) and calretinin-expressing (CR+)) in the orientation tuning and the emergence of simple-like receptive fields in pyramidal cells.
However when V1 interneurons were removed, the team saw that flexor-extensor activity was still intact, leading them to suspect another type of cell was also involved in coordinating this aspect of movement.
When transplanted into a strain of mice that does not reject human tissue, the human MGE-like cells survived within the rodent forebrain, integrated into the brain by forming connections with rodent nerve cells, and matured into specialized subtypes of interneurons.
We've determined that the transfer rates for information about air current velocity ranged from about 100 to 250 bits per second for the sensory receptors and between 10 and 60 bits per second for the primary sensory interneurons," Miller observes.
The scientists showed that many interneurons in the mouse spinal cord not only transmit their signals via motor neurons to the target muscle, but also simultaneously send a copy of this information back to the brain.
However, when interneurons malfunction, the synchrony is disrupted, and seizures or mental disorders can result," he added.
The cortex contains two major types of nerve cells: pyramidal neurons that excite both local and more distant neighbors, and inhibitory interneurons that act as local dimming switches, shutting down the activity of nearby brain cells.
Converging evidence from many previous studies has implicated a population of neurons in the brain s prefrontal cortex called fast-spiking (FS) interneurons in schizophrenia, but a causal relationship between malfunctioning FS interneurons and cognitive symptoms of the disorder has not yet been firmly established, Sohal said.
22 ( ANI ): Researchers have shown that interneurons located in the forebrain at the level of the prefrontal cortex are heavily involved in the control of fear responses.
But they provide a proof-of-principle that GABA-secreting interneurons, a type of brain cell linked to many different neurological disorders, can be added in significant numbers into the brain and can survive without affecting the population of endogenous interneurons.
1A]ARs had more hippoeampal interneurons and showed an increase in latency periods preceding seizures while [[alpha].