Active dendritic action potential propagation (Casale & McCormick 2011)

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Accession:143635
This model explores the dendritic sodium and potassium conductances needed to recapitulate voltage-sensitive dye optical recordings of thalamic interneuron dendrites in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus. Model ion channels were selected based on pharmacological data.
Reference:
1 . Casale AE, McCormick DA (2011) Active action potential propagation but not initiation in thalamic interneuron dendrites. J Neurosci 31:18289-302 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Thalamus;
Cell Type(s): Thalamus lateral geniculate nucleus interneuron;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I_KHT;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Dendritic Action Potentials; Conductance distributions;
Implementer(s): Casale, Amanda [Amanda.Casale at yale.edu];
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objectvar save_window_, rvp_
objectvar scene_vector_[3]
objectvar ocbox_, ocbox_list_, scene_, scene_list_
{ocbox_list_ = new List()  scene_list_ = new List()}

//Begin PointProcessGroupManager
{
load_file("pointgrp.hoc")
}
{
ocbox_ = new PointProcessGroupManager(0)
}
{object_push(ocbox_)}
{
ms = new MechanismStandard("IClamp")
//        insert IClamp { del=0.1 dur=50 amp=0.2}
ms.set("del", 0.1, 0)
ms.set("dur", 50, 0)
ms.set("amp", .2, 0)
mnews("IClamp", ms)
select(0)
execute("soma ocbox_.move(0.5)")
}
{object_pop() doNotify()}
{
ocbox_ = ocbox_.v1
ocbox_.map("PointProcessGroupManager", 72, 198, 554.88, 295.68)
}
objref ocbox_
//End PointProcessGroupManager

objectvar scene_vector_[1]
{doNotify()}