Table 2.

Action potential parameters at near-physiological temperature

34 ± 0.5°C Parameter Mean SD n
All neurons Firing rate 7.3 spikes/s 3.5 spikes/s 24
ISI (peak of pdf) 38.9 ms 28.9 ms 24
Height/width gradient 2.4 mV/ms 1.0 mV/ms 24
Layer 5 Firing rate 6.4 spikes/s 4.5 spikes/s 13
ISI (peak of pdf) 27.2 ms 0.7 ms 13
Height/width gradient 1.8 mV/ms 1.0 mV/ms 13
Layer 2/3 Firing rate 8.5 spikes/s 1.8 spikes/s 8
ISI (peak of pdf) 33.3 ms 18.4 ms 8
Height/width gradient 3.1 mV/ms 1.0 mV/ms 8
  • pdf, Probability density function.