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Competing Interests

U.S. patent: number 9477924 pertains to an electronic circuit model of the inter-postsynaptic functional LINK.

Author Contributions

Kunjumon I Vadakkan conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Patent Disclosures

The following patent dependencies were disclosed by the authors:

U.S. patent: number 9477924

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data/code is included in the manuscript (In section 2.2 titled "Degeneracy of inputs in firing a neuron", calculation of sets of combinations are included.


This work was supported by Neurosearch Center, Toronto. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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