Gap junction coupled network of striatal fast spiking interneurons (Hjorth et al. 2009)

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Accession:118389
Gap junctions between striatal FS neurons has very weak ability to synchronise spiking. Input uncorrelated between neighbouring neurons is shunted, while correlated input is not.
Reference:
1 . Hjorth J, Blackwell KT, Kotaleski JH (2009) Gap junctions between striatal fast-spiking interneurons regulate spiking activity and synchronization as a function of cortical activity. J Neurosci 29:5276-86 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network; Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Synapse; Channel/Receptor; Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Basal ganglia;
Cell Type(s): Neostriatum fast spiking interneuron;
Channel(s): I A; I_K,Na;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s):
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: GENESIS; MATLAB;
Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Ion Channel Kinetics; Synchronization; Detailed Neuronal Models;
Implementer(s): Hjorth, Johannes [hjorth at csc.kth.se];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  I A; I_K,Na; Gaba; Glutamate;
function writeFSMODinfo(parFile, outputFile, maxTime, numCells, ...
                        gapSource, gapDest, gapRes, ...
                        FSpars, FSMODidx, INDATApath)

fid = fopen( ['INDATA/' parFile], 'w');

fprintf(fid, outputFile);
fprintf(fid, '\n%f\n', maxTime);
fprintf(fid, '%d\n', numCells);

% Modificiation to FS channel parameters
fprintf(fid, '%f ', FSpars); 

fprintf(fid, '\n%s\n', INDATApath);

% Write information about what gap junctions to set up
fprintf(fid, '%d\n', length(gapSource));

for i=1:length(gapSource)
   fprintf(fid, '%s %s %f\n', gapSource{i}, gapDest{i}, gapRes(i));
end

% Write which FS neurons' channel parameters to modify
fprintf(fid, '%d ', FSMODidx-1);

fclose(fid);

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