1. Huguenard JR, Hamill OP and Prince DA. (1989) Sodium channels in dendrites of rat cortical pyramidal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86:2473-7.

NeuronCompartmentPropertyConnectivityNotes
Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cellDistal apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).
Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cellMiddle apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).
Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cellProximal apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).
Neocortex M1 L6 pyramidal corticothalamic GLU cellDistal apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).
Neocortex M1 L6 pyramidal corticothalamic GLU cellMiddle apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).
Neocortex M1 L6 pyramidal corticothalamic GLU cellProximal apical dendriteI Na,t.Numerous authors (e.g., (Wong RK et al, 19792 ). Benardo et al 1982; (Huguenard JR et al, 1989 [rat]1 ). have provided evidence for active properties. Dual patch recordings show backpropagating impulses (Stuart GJ and Sakmann B, 1994 [rat]3 ). (Ulrich D and Stricker C, 20004 ).

Classical References: first publications on each compartmental property; search PubMed for complete list
1.  Huguenard JR, Hamill OP and Prince DA. (1989) Sodium channels in dendrites of rat cortical pyramidal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 86:2473-7.
2.  Wong RK, Prince DA and Basbaum AI. (1979) Intradendritic recordings from hippocampal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 76:986-90.
3.  Stuart GJ and Sakmann B. (1994) Active propagation of somatic action potentials into neocortical pyramidal cell dendrites. Nature 367:69-72 [Journal] .
4.  Ulrich D and Stricker C. (2000) Dendrosomatic voltage and charge transfer in rat neocortical pyramidal cells in vitro. J Neurophysiol 84:1445-52 [Journal] .