Main references (data with "?" refer to a reasonable guess; with
"??" to a total guess):
Morphology: Freund and Buzsaki, 1996; Hillman, 1979, Mott et al., 1997.
Number and connectivity: Patton and McNaughton, 1995.
Biochemistry and physiology: Patton and McNaughton, 1995; Koh et al., 1995; Freund and Buzsaki, 1996.
Type: Interneurons, inhibitory (GABA)
Location (Dentate Gyrus): soma and axon in granule layer, dendrites in molecular layer and hilus.
Explicit morphological data: Southampton archive (cells 250, 256).
Notes: Basket cells are themselves polymorphic (pyramidal and
non-pyramidal), but we only model non-pyramidal. Morphology is assumed
very similar to chandelier cells and to bc and
cc of other sub-fields.
Axonal output (number of cells contacted, with one synapse unless
specified; in parenthesis: number of cells of that type):
14,200 DG gc x2 (1,000,000)
GABA ?350 SHP on soma and dendrites (climbing)
Glu 800 DG gc (1,000,000) on basal dendrites ?!
Glu 1000 DG mc (30,000) on shaft?
Glu 1000 EC (200,000) on shaft?
GABA 150? DG mopp (10,000) on shaft? [Freund and Buzsaki, 1996, report no connections]
Dendrites: AMPA, NMDA?, CCa, ?
Soma: GABA-A?, GABA-B, CNa, CK?, ED, ?
Axon: ?, CNa, CK?, EP, EC.
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