Dendritic spine geometry, spine apparatus organization: spatiotemporal Ca dynamics (Bell et al 2019)

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" ... we systematically investigated the relationship between the shape and size of both the spine head and spine apparatus, a specialized endoplasmic reticulum compartment within the spine head, in modulating rapid calcium dynamics using mathematical modeling. ..."
1 . Bell M, Bartol T, Sejnowski T, Rangamani P (2019) Dendritic spine geometry and spine apparatus organization govern the spatiotemporal dynamics of calcium. J Gen Physiol [PubMed]
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Model Type: Synapse;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Channel(s): I Calcium; I K;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): NMDA;
Simulation Environment: COMSOL (web link to model);
Model Concept(s): Reaction-diffusion; Calcium dynamics; Signaling pathways;
Implementer(s): Bell, Miriam ;
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