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Two studies show that local inhibitory connectivity and hippocampal excitatory input support the spatial firing patterns of entorhinal grid cells, providing support for continuous attractor model of grid cell firing.

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Figure 1: Cellular components of a grid cell network.

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Lovett-Barron, M., Losonczy, A. Circuits supporting the grid. Nat Neurosci 16, 255–257 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nn.3334

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