Drosophila projection neuron electrotonic structure (Gouwens and Wilson 2009)

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We address the issue of how electrical signals propagate in Drosophila neurons by modeling the electrotonic structure of the antennal lobe projection neurons innervating glomerulus DM1. The readme file contains instructions for running the model.
Reference:
1 . Gouwens NW, Wilson RI (2009) Signal propagation in Drosophila central neurons. J Neurosci 29:6239-49 [PubMed]
Model Information (Click on a link to find other models with that property)
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Drosophila;
Cell Type(s): Drosophila antennal lobe DM1 projection neuron;
Channel(s):
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s):
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s):
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Invertebrate; Electrotonus;
Implementer(s): Gouwens, Nathan W [nathan_gouwens at hms.harvard.edu];
COMMENT

   **************************************************
   File generated by: neuroConstruct v1.1.2 
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   This file holds the implementation in NEURON of the Cell Mechanism:
   LeakConductance (Type: Channel mechanism, Model: Template based ChannelML file)

   with parameters: 
   /channelml/@units = Physiological Units 
   /channelml/notes = ChannelML file containing a single Channel description 
   /channelml/ion/@name = non_specific 
   /channelml/ion/@charge = 1 
   /channelml/ion/@default_erev = -50 
   /channelml/channel_type/@name = LeakConductance 
   /channelml/channel_type/@density = yes 
   /channelml/channel_type/status/@value = stable 
   /channelml/channel_type/notes = Simple example of a leak/passive conductance. Note: for GENESIS cells with a single leak conductance,         it is better to use the Rm and Em variables for a passive current. 
   /channelml/channel_type/current_voltage_relation/ohmic/@ion = non_specific 
   /channelml/channel_type/current_voltage_relation/ohmic/conductance/@default_gmax = 0.3 

// File from which this was generated: /Users/nathan/nC_projects/DM1_combo/cellMechanisms/LeakConductance/LeakConductance.xml

// XSL file with mapping to simulator: /Users/nathan/nC_projects/DM1_combo/cellMechanisms/LeakConductance/ChannelML_v1.7.2_NEURONmod.xsl

ENDCOMMENT


?  This is a NEURON mod file generated from a v1.7.2 ChannelML file

?  Unit system of original ChannelML file: Physiological Units

COMMENT
    ChannelML file containing a single Channel description
ENDCOMMENT

TITLE Channel: LeakConductance

COMMENT
    Simple example of a leak/passive conductance. Note: for GENESIS cells with a single leak conductance,
        it is better to use the Rm and Em variables for a passive current.
ENDCOMMENT


UNITS {
    (mA) = (milliamp)
    (mV) = (millivolt)
    (S) = (siemens)
    (um) = (micrometer)
    (molar) = (1/liter)
    (mM) = (millimolar)
    (l) = (liter)
}


    
NEURON {
      

    SUFFIX LeakConductance
    ? A non specific current is present
    RANGE e
    NONSPECIFIC_CURRENT i
    
    RANGE gmax, gion
    
}

PARAMETER { 
      

    gmax = 0.0003 (S/cm2) 
    
    e = -60 (mV)
    
}



ASSIGNED {
      

    v (mV)
        
    i (mA/cm2)
        
}

BREAKPOINT { 
    i = gmax*(v - e) 
        

}



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