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Markram H, Muller E, Ramaswamy S, Reimann MW, …, DeFelipe J, Hill SL, Segev I, Schürmann F (2015). Reconstruction and Simulation of Neocortical Microcircuitry. Cell 163, 456-492, Oct 8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2015.09.029

and its companions:

Ramaswamy S, Courcol J-D, et al. (2015). The Neocortical Microcircuit Collaboration Portal: A Resource for Rat Somatosensory Cortex. Front. Neural Circuits 9:44. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncir.2015.00044

Reimann MW, King JG, Muller EB, Ramaswamy S and Markram H (2015). An Algorithm to Predict the Connectome of Neural Microcircuits. Front. Comput Neurosci. 9:28. http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fncom.2015.00120

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