Table 3.

Distribution patterns of synapses and autapses on uni- and bidirectionally coupled layer 5 pyramidal neurons

SynapsesAutapses
% occurrence of the totalDistance from soma (μm)% occurrence of the totalDistance from soma (μm)
Basal 1°2  (n = 2)44.0  ± 35.25  (n = 2) 69.4 ± 45.9
Basal 2°16  (n = 17)75.1  ± 35.321  (n = 9) 67.6 ± 36.8
Basal 3°35  (n = 37)82.8  ± 25.231  (n = 13) 71.9 ± 5.4
Basal 4°10  (n = 11)98.3  ± 27.32  (n = 1) 58.3
Oblique 1°7  (n = 7)131.3  ± 87.419  (n = 8)202.6 ± 103.4
Oblique 2°15  (n = 16)151.1  ± 48.012  (n = 5)158.6 ± 42.1
Oblique 3°6  (n = 6)145.3  ± 45.33  (n = 1)127.3
Main apical7  (n = 7)530.8  ± 116.37  (n = 3)490.6 ± 19.8
Terminal tuft2  (n = 3)796.9  ± 98.3
  • Percentages and distances from the cell body of synaptic (n = 106) and autaptic contacts (n = 42) are given for 13 cell pairs.