Main references (data with "?" refer to a reasonable guess; with
"??" to a total guess):
Morphology: Same as dentate gyrus basket cells?!
Number and connectivity: Bernard and Wheal, 1994.
Biochemistry and physiology: Freund and Buzsaki, 1996; Koh et al., 1995.
Type: Interneurons, inhibitory (GABA)
Location (CA1): Soma and axon in stratum pyramidale, dendrites in all layers.
Explicit morphological data: Southampton archive (cells l18, l82 etc.)
Notes: See also the physiological characterization by McBain
and Maccaferri (1997).
Axonal output (number of cells contacted, with one synapse unless
specified; in parenthesis: number of cells of that type):
180,000 CA1 pc (300,000)
800 CA1 oa (4000)
800 CA1 lm (4000)
200 CA1 cc (1000)
GABA ?100 SHP on soma and dendrites (climbing)
GABA 200 CA1 cc (1000) on axon
GABA 800 CA1 oa (4000) on soma?
Glu 90,000 CA1 pc (300,000) on shaft
Glu 12,000 CA3 pc (200,000) on shaft
GABA 2000 CA1 lm (4000) on shaft
Dendrites: AMPA, GABA-B, GABA-A?, CCa?, NMDA?
Soma: GABA-A?, GABA-B, CNa, CK?, ED
Axon: GABA-A, GABA-B, CNa, CK?, EP, EC.
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