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The subcellular distribution of T-type Ca2+ channels in LGN interneurons (Allken et al. 2014)
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" ...To study the relationship between the (Ca2+ channel) T-distribution and several (LGN interneuron) IN response properties, we here run a series of simulations where we vary the T-distribution in a multicompartmental IN model with a realistic morphology. We find that the somatic response to somatic current injection is facilitated by a high T-channel density in the soma-region. Conversely, a high T-channel density in the distal dendritic region is found to facilitate dendritic signalling in both the outward direction (increases the response in distal dendrites to somatic input) and the inward direction (the soma responds stronger to distal synaptic input). ..."
Allken V, Chepkoech JL, Einevoll GT, Halnes G (2014) The subcellular distribution of T-type Ca2+ channels in interneurons of the lateral geniculate nucleus.
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Thalamus lateral geniculate nucleus interneuron;
I L high threshold;
I T low threshold;
Dendritic Action Potentials;
Allken, Vaneeda [vaneeda at gmail.com];
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