Slide 13

Morphology of Chattering Cells

Intracellular injection of biocytin into chattering cells revealed that they are layer II-III pyramidal cells with spiny apical dendrites extending up to layer I (A-C). The intracellular injection of current into this chattering cell is illustrated in D.
From Gray, C.M. and McCormick, D.A. Chattering cells: superficial pyramidal neurons contributing to the generation of synchronous oscillations in the visual cortex. Science 274: 109-113.