Olfactory Mitral cell: AP initiation modes (Chen et al 2002)

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The mitral cell primary dendrite plays an important role in transmitting distal olfactory nerve input from olfactory glomerulus to the soma-axon initial segment. To understand how dendritic active properties are involved in this transmission, we have combined dual soma and dendritic patch recordings with computational modeling to analyze action-potential initiation and propagation in the primary dendrite.
1 . Chen WR, Shen GY, Shepherd GM, Hines ML, Midtgaard J (2002) Multiple modes of action potential initiation and propagation in mitral cell primary dendrite. J Neurophysiol 88:2755-64 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Olfactory bulb main mitral GLU cell; Myelinated neuron;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I K;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): AMPA;
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Synaptic Integration; Olfaction;
Implementer(s): Hines, Michael [Michael.Hines at Yale.edu];
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