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  2. Lu R, Sun W, Liang Y, Kerlin A, Bierfeld J, Seelig JD, Wilson DE, Scholl B, Mohar B, Tanimoto M, Koyama M, Fitzpatrick D, Orger MB, Ji N.(2017) Video-rate volumetric functional imaging of the brain at synaptic resolution. Nat Neurosci. 20(4):620-628

  3. Dimidschstein, J., Chen, Q., Tremblay , R., Rogers, S., Saldi, G., Guo, L., Xu, Q.,Liu, R., Lu, C., Chu, J., Avery, M., Rashid, M., Smith, G.B., Wilson, D., Kosche, G., Kruglikov, I., Rusielewicz, T., Kotak, V., Mowery, T., Anderson, S., Callaway, E., Fitzpatrick, D., Fossati, V., Long, M., Noggle, S., Reynolds, J., Sanes, D., Rudy, B., Feng, G. and Fishell, G. (2016) Targeting and manipulating interneurons across vertebrate species. Nat. Neurosci. 19, 1743–1749.

  4. Smith, G.B., and Fitzpatrick, D. (2016). Viral Injection and Cranial Window Implantation for In Vivo Two-Photon Imaging. Methods Mol. Biol. 1474, 171–185.

  5. Wilson, D.E., Whitney, D.E., Scholl, B., and Fitzpatrick, D. (2016). Orientation selectivity and the functional clustering of synaptic inputs in primary visual cortex. Nature Neuroscience, Advance online publication.
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  23. Mooser, F., Bosking, W.H., and D. Fitzpatrick (2004) A morphological basis for orientation tuning in primary visual cortex. Nature Neurosci. 8: 872-879.
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  45. Raczkowski, D. and D. Fitzpatrick (1989) The organization of cholinergic synapses in the cat's dorsal lateral geniculate and perigeniculate nuclei. J. Comp. Neurol. 288: 676-690.
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  52. Conley, M., D. Fitzpatrick and E.A. Lachica (1986) Laminar asymmetry in the distribution of choline acetyltransferase-immunoreactive neurons in the retina of the tree shrew (Tupaia belangeri). Brain Res. 399: 332-338.
  53. Fitzpatrick, D., J.S. Lund and G.G. Blasdel (1985) Intrinsic connections of macaque striate cortex: Afferent and efferent connections of lamina 4C. J. Neurosci. 5: 3329-3349.
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  56. Schmechel, D.E., B.G. Vickrey, D. Fitzpatrick and R.P. Elde (1984) GABAergic neurons of mammalian cerebral cortex - widespread class in deep layers defined by somatostatin content. Neurosci. Letters 47: 227-232.
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