On this page you can see examples of single cells and networks consisting of different neuron classes.

Neocortical networks

The neocortical networks may contain L2/3 pyramidal neurons, L4 spiny stellate neurons, L5 pyramidal cells, and L4 star pyramidal cells.


L4 spiny stellate neuron, 2 L2/3 pyramidal cells.

8 L4 stellate, 8 L2/3 pyramidal, 4 L4 star pyramidal cells (117 synapses).

Movie of a L2/3 pyramidal cell..

Movie of a network with 8 L4 spiny stellate neurons, 8 L2/3 pyramidal cells, and 4 L5 pyramidal cells connected in a cortical column.

Dendritic density (with cubes) of a net with 50 cells.

Dendritic density (with divided convex hull) of a net with 50 cells.

Hippocampal networks

The hippocampal networks may include CA1 pyramidal, Parvalbumin (PV), Calbindin (CB), Calretinin (CR), and Cholecystokinin (CCK) cells.


2 CA1 pyramidal cells, CR and SOM cell.

8 CA1 pyramidal, 2 CR, 2 CCK, 4 SOM cells, CB and PV cell (39 synapses).

Synaptic density (with cubes) of a net with 50 cells.

Axonal density (with divided convex hull) of a net with 50 cells.

Various movies