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Table 1 Basic electrophysiological properties of ACC pyramidal and inhibitory neurons

From: Facilitation of the inhibitory transmission by gastrin-releasing peptide in the anterior cingulate cortex

  Pyramidal Neuron Interneuron Significant Difference
Number of neurons tested 33 18  
Resting membrane potential, mV -73.0 ± 1.0 -61.4 ± 1.9 P < 0.001
Input resistance, M Ω 124.3 ± 6.3 332.4 ± 48.1 P < 0.001
Rheobase current, pA 95.7 ± 7.3 56.8 ± 11.8 P < 0.01
Action potential threshold, mV -35.4 ± 0.4 -43.0 ± 0.9 P < 0.001
Action potential amplitude, mV 93.8 ± 0.8 88.2 ± 2.6 P < 0.01
Action potential half-width, ms 1.50 ± 0.03 1.00 ± 0.05 P < 0.001
Amplitude of after-hyperpolarization, ms -6.9 ± 0.3 -24.8 ± 2.5 P < 0.001
  1. Values are Mean ± SEM. Significant differences were obtained by the two-tailed, unpaired student t-test.