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Research Article

Feedforward Inhibition and Synaptic Scaling – Two Sides of the Same Coin?

  • Christian Keck equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christian Keck, Cristina Savin

    Affiliation: Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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  • Cristina Savin equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Christian Keck, Cristina Savin

    Affiliation: Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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  • Jörg Lücke mail

    luecke@fias.uni-frankfurt.de

    Affiliations: Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Department of Physics, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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  • Published: March 22, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002432

About the Authors

Christian Keck, Jörg Lücke
Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cristina Savin
Computational and Biological Learning Lab, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Jörg Lücke
Department of Physics, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Corresponding Author

Email: luecke@fias.uni-frankfurt.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JL CS. Performed the experiments: CK. Analyzed the data: CK. Wrote the paper: CS JL CK. Derivation of analytical results: JL and CK. Preliminary experiments: CS and JL.