Spikelet generation and AP initiation in a simplified pyr neuron (Michalikova et al. 2017) Fig 3

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The article by Michalikova et al. (2017) explores the generation of spikelets in cortical pyramidal neurons. This package contains code for simulating the model with simplified morphology shown in Figs 3 and S2.
1 . Michalikova M, Remme MW, Kempter R (2017) Spikelets in Pyramidal Neurons: Action Potentials Initiated in the Axon Initial Segment That Do Not Activate the Soma. PLoS Comput Biol 13:e1005237 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Axon;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Channel(s): I Na,t;
Gap Junctions:
Simulation Environment: NEURON; Python;
Model Concept(s): Action Potentials; Electrotonus; Action Potential Initiation; Axonal Action Potentials;
Implementer(s): Michalikova, Martina [tinka.michalikova at gmail.com];
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# -*- coding: iso-8859-1 -*-
from __future__ import division

from numpy import * # zeros, where, diff
from matplotlib.pyplot import *

import params
import model

import neuron
from neuron import hclass, h, nrn
import pylab as pyl

class Simulation(object):
    def __init__(self, recordingList):
        ''' Stimulation with one electrode and registration of voltage at several other.'''
        self.recordingList = recordingList 

    def run_neuron(self):
        h('celsius = {0}'.format(params.temperature))
        while h.t < params.tstop:

    def insert_IClamp(self, location = params.electrodeLocation, delay=params.delay, amp = params.amp, dur = params.dur):
        self.stim = h.IClamp(location)
        self.stim.delay = delay
        self.stim.amp = amp
        self.stim.dur = dur
    def get_recording(self):
        self.times = array(self.rec_t)     # alternativ to `list(rec_t)`: `numpy.array(rec_t)`
        for compartment in self.recordingList:
            compartment.voltage = []

    def set_time_recording(self):
        self.rec_t = h.Vector()