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Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuron (Definition)

Electrophysiological properties of Ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons from literature:

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Articles with extracted electrophysiology properties:

Article Title Authors Journal Year Electrophys values Neuron types
Characterization of M-current in ventral tegmental area dopamine neurons. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Koyama S; Appel SB J. Neurophysiol. 2006 12 1
The mechanism of ethanol action on midbrain dopaminergic neuron firing: a dynamic-clamp study of the role of I(h) and GABAergic synaptic integration. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Tateno T; Robinson HP J. Neurophysiol. 2011 21 3
I(h) channels contribute to the different functional properties of identified dopaminergic subpopulations in the midbrain. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Neuhoff H; Neu A; Liss B; Roeper J J. Neurosci. 2002 24 2
A-type K+ current of dopamine and GABA neurons in the ventral tegmental area. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Koyama S; Appel SB J. Neurophysiol. 2006 12 2
Spontaneous activity and properties of two types of principal neurons from the ventral tegmental area of rat. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Koyama S; Kanemitsu Y; Weight FF J. Neurophysiol. 2005 12 1
Long-term K+ channel-mediated dampening of dopamine neuron excitability by the antipsychotic drug haloperidol. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Hahn J; Tse TE; Levitan ES J. Neurosci. 2003 4 1
The ventral tegmental area revisited: is there an electrophysiological marker for dopaminergic neurons? (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Margolis EB; Lock H; Hjelmstad GO; Fields HL J. Physiol. (Lond.) 2006 18 2
Cannabinoid receptors in the bed nucleus of the stria terminalis control cortical excitation of midbrain dopamine cells in vivo. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Massi L; Elezgarai I; Puente N; Reguero L; Grandes P; Manzoni OJ; Georges F J. Neurosci. 2008 4 2
Nigral GABAergic inhibition upon mesencephalic dopaminergic cell groups in rats. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Saitoh K; Isa T; Takakusaki K Eur. J. Neurosci. 2004 15 3
Increased gabaergic input to ventral tegmental area dopaminergic neurons associated with decreased cocaine reinforcement in mu-opioid receptor knockout mice. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Mathon DS; Lesscher HM; Gerrits MA; Kamal A; Pintar JE; Schuller AG; Spruijt BM; Burbach JP; Smidt MP; van Ree JM; Ramakers GM Neuroscience 2005 8 2
Molecular and cellular alterations in the Pitx3-deficient midbrain dopaminergic system. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Smits SM; Mathon DS; Burbach JP; Ramakers GM; Smidt MP Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 2005 8 1
Ventral tegmental area glutamate neurons: electrophysiological properties and projections. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Hnasko TS; Hjelmstad GO; Fields HL; Edwards RH J. Neurosci. 2012 21 2
Cav1.2 and Cav1.3 L-type calcium channels regulate dopaminergic firing activity in the mouse ventral tegmental area. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) Liu Y; Harding M; Pittman A; Dore J; Striessnig J; Rajadhyaksha A; Chen X J. Neurophysiol. 2014 6 1
Dopamine neurons in the ventral tegmental area fire faster in adolescent rats than in adults. (NeuroElectro data) (PubMed) McCutcheon JE; Conrad KL; Carr SB; Ford KA; McGehee DS; Marinelli M J. Neurophysiol. 2012 14 1

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