CA1 pyramidal neurons: effects of a Kv7.2 mutation (Miceli et al. 2009)

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NEURON mod files from the paper: Miceli et al, Neutralization of a unique, negatively-charged residue in the voltage sensor of K(V)7.2 subunits in a sporadic case of benign familial neonatal seizures, Neurobiol Dis., in press (2009). In this paper, the model revealed that the gating changes introduced by a mutation in K(v)7.2 genes encoding for the neuronal KM current in a case of benign familial neonatal seizures, increased cell firing frequency, thereby triggering the neuronal hyperexcitability which underlies the observed neonatal epileptic condition.
Reference:
1 . Miceli F, Soldovieri MV, Lugli L, Bellini G, Ambrosino P, Migliore M, del Giudice EM, Ferrari F, Pascotto A, Taglialatela M (2009) Neutralization of a unique, negatively-charged residue in the voltage sensor of K V 7.2 subunits in a sporadic case of benign familial neonatal seizures. Neurobiol Dis 34:501-10 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Hippocampus;
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal GLU cell;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I T low threshold; I A; I K; I M; I h;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Ion Channel Kinetics; Active Dendrites; Detailed Neuronal Models; Action Potentials;
Implementer(s): Migliore, Michele [Michele.Migliore at Yale.edu];
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