A unified thalamic model of multiple distinct oscillations (Li, Henriquez and Fröhlich 2017)

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We present a unified model of the thalamus that is capable of independently generating multiple distinct oscillations (delta, spindle, alpha and gamma oscillations) under different levels of acetylcholine (ACh) and norepinephrine (NE) modulation corresponding to different physiological conditions (deep sleep, light sleep, relaxed wakefulness and attention). The model also shows that entrainment of thalamic oscillations is state-dependent.
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1 . Li G, Henriquez C, Fröhlich F (2017) Unified Thalamic Model Generates Multiple Distinct Oscillations with State-dependent Entrainment by Stimulation PLOS Computational Biology 13(10):e1005797
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Thalamus;
Cell Type(s): Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal neuron; Thalamus reticular nucleus cell; Thalamus lateral geniculate nucleus interneuron;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I K; I h; I L high threshold; I T low threshold; I_AHP; I CAN; I K,leak;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s): AMPA; NMDA; GabaA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Acetylcholine; Norephinephrine;
Simulation Environment: C or C++ program;
Model Concept(s): Sleep; Activity Patterns; Gamma oscillations; Oscillations; Brain Rhythms;
Implementer(s): Li, Guoshi [guoshi_li at med.unc.edu];
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