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The current applications and potential advantages of the Neuropixels

Jiuzhang Meng * 1 , Surimanda Surimanda 2 , Yongling Yi 3
1 Capital Medical University
2 Beijing ETown Academy
3 Pinghe Bilingual School

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Theoretical and Natural Science, Vol. 6, 394-399
Published 03 August 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Citation Jiuzhang Meng, Surimanda Surimanda, Yongling Yi. The current applications and potential advantages of the Neuropixels. TNS (2023) Vol. 6: 394-399. DOI: 10.54254/2753-8818/6/20230299.


Neuropixels technology has revolutionized neuroscience research by allowing scientists to obtain physiological firing data from single neurons in the central nervous system with unprecedented temporal and spatial resolution. While the technology is already highly advanced, researchers continue to work on improving it further. In this article, the authors summarize several current studies on improvements and applications of Neuropixels probes. This technology is used to capture the characteristic waveforms of neurons in different brain regions, record particular types of neurons, and acquire detailed data. The improvement of the Neuropixels is the AMIE, which solves the problem of implanting the device in unrestrained mice and recycling, enriching the electrodes and the recording sites on each Neuropixels device. By discussion and investigation, the current conduct and some refinements of the Neuropixels are demonstrated in this brief review. However, fragility and ethical problems are still inevitable obstacles of Neuropixels, and their potential harm to human beings still deserves attention.


Neuropixels,neural recording,neuroscience technique


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