Gap junctions between striatal FS neurons has very weak ability to synchronise spiking. Input uncorrelated between neighbouring neurons is shunted, while correlated input is not.
Region(s) or Organism(s): Basal ganglia
Cell Type(s): Neostriatum fast spiking interneuron
Implementer(s): Hjorth, Johannes [hjorth at csc.kth.se]
Hjorth J, Blackwell KT, Kotaleski JH. (2009). Gap junctions between striatal fast-spiking interneurons regulate spiking activity and synchronization as a function of cortical activity. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 29 [PubMed]