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Neuropixels recordings of neurons in mouse superior colliculus and primary visual cortex (V1) during inactivation of V1

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posted on 11.08.2020 by Sylvia Schroeder, Nick Steinmetz, Marius Pachitariu, Michael Krumin Krumins, Kenneth Harris, Matteo Carandini
These data contain activity (in form of action potentials) of neurons recorded in the superior colliculus (sc neurons ephys.zip) and in the primary visual cortex (v1 neurons ephys.zip) of mouse. Mice were able to run on a treadmill. Running speed and pupil size were recorded simultaneously. Mice were presented with full-field, drifting, sinusoidal gratings (“gratings”). In half of the trials, primary visual cortex was optogenetically inactivated.
See Schröder et al. (2020) for details on methods.

See "SC neurons ephys ALF definitions.pdf" and "V1 neurons ephys ALF definitions.pdf" for detailed description of data.

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This work was supported by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (grant BB/P003273/1 to MC and SS), by the European Union’s Marie Skłodowska-Curie program (fellowships 62387 to SS and 656528 to NAS), by the Human Frontier Sciences Program (fellowship LT001071/2015-L to NAS), by the Wellcome Trust (grants 205093 and 102264 to MC and KDH), and by HHMI Janelia Research Center (MP). MC holds the GlaxoSmithKline / Fight for Sight Chair in Visual Neuroscience.

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