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Research Article

Warm Body Temperature Facilitates Energy Efficient Cortical Action Potentials

  • Yuguo Yu,

    Affiliations: Department of Neurobiology and Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, Center for Computational Systems Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

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  • Adam P. Hill,

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology and Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • David A. McCormick mail

    David.mccormick@yale.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Neurobiology and Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America

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  • Published: April 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002456

About the Authors

Yuguo Yu, Adam P. Hill, David A. McCormick
Department of Neurobiology and Kavli Institute for Neuroscience, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Yuguo Yu
Center for Computational Systems Biology, Fudan University, Shanghai, People's Republic of China

Corresponding Author

Email: David.mccormick@yale.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: YY APH DAM. Performed the experiments: YY APH. Analyzed the data: YY APH. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: YY. Wrote the paper: YY DAM. Performed the computational model study: YY.