Synchronicity of fast-spiking interneurons balances medium-spiny neurons (Damodaran et al. 2014)

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Accession:156260
This study investigates the role of feedforward and feedback inhibition in maintaining the balance between D1 and D2 MSNs of the striatum. The synchronized firing of FSIs are found to be critical in this mechanism and specifically the gap junction connections between FSIs.
Reference:
1 . Damodaran S, Evans RC, Blackwell KT (2014) Synchronized firing of fast-spiking interneurons is critical to maintain balanced firing between direct and indirect pathway neurons of the striatum. J Neurophysiol 111:836-48 [PubMed]
Model Information (Click on a link to find other models with that property)
Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neostriatum spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum spiny indirect pathway neuron; Neostriatum fast spiking interneuron;
Channel(s):
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s): NMDA; Gaba;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s):
Simulation Environment: GENESIS;
Model Concept(s): Detailed Neuronal Models; Parkinson's;
Implementer(s): Blackwell, Avrama [avrama at gmu.edu]; Damodaran, Sriraman [dsriraman at gmail.com];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Neostriatum spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum spiny indirect pathway neuron; NMDA; Gaba;
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striatalnetwork
MScell
channels
unusedChannels
AddCaSpines.g *
addchans.g *
addchans.g~ *
addinput.g *
addoutput.g *
addoutput.g~
addoutput_old.g *
AddSynapticChannels.g *
connectCaChannels.g *
DA_files.txt *
globals.g
globals.g~
globals_old.g
globalsCaComp.g *
include_channels.g *
MScell.g~
MScell.p *
MScell_D1.g *
MScell_D1.g~
MScell_D1_old.g
MScell_D2.g *
MScell_D2.g~
MScell_D2_old.g
MScell08.p *
MScell08CM3_D1.p *
MScell08CM3_D2.p *
MScell08CM3_old.p
MScellSpine.g *
MScellSpineCtx.g *
MScellSpineTh.g *
MScellSyn.g~ *
MScellSyn_D1.g *
MScellSyn_D2.g *
parametersA.g~
parametersA_D1.g *
parametersA_D2.g *
parametersB.g *
parametersC.g *
parametersD.g *
proto.g *
proto.g~
spines.g *
SynParams.g~
SynParams_D1.g
SynParams_D2.g
SynParamsCtx.g *
SynParamsTh.g *
                            
//addinput.g
//these two functions used to provide random spike synaptic input to neuron

function makeinputpre(rate, path)
    str rate
	str path
    create randomspike {path}/randomspike
    setfield ^ min_amp 1.0 max_amp 1.0 rate {rate} reset 1 reset_value 0	
 end
	
function makeinputpost(pathspike, path) 
	str path
	int msgnum
	addmsg {pathspike} {path} SPIKE
    msgnum = {getfield {path} nsynapses} - 1
    setfield {path} \
    synapse[{msgnum}].weight 1 synapse[{msgnum}].delay 0
end


function stopinput(path)
str path
deletemsg {path} 2 -incoming
end



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