Human sleep/wake cycle (Rempe et al. 2010)

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This model simulates sleep in the human brain and is consistent with both the flip/flop concept and the two-process model of sleep regulation. The model also gives a possible mechanism for the changes in sleep timing seen in narcolepsy.
1 . Rempe MJ, Best J, Terman D (2010) A mathematical model of the sleep/wake cycle. J Math Biol 60:615-44 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Gap Junctions:
Transmitter(s): Gaba;
Simulation Environment: XPPAUT;
Model Concept(s): Sleep;
Implementer(s): Rempe, Michael [mrempe at];
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