Striatal NN model of MSNs and FSIs investigated effects of dopamine depletion (Damodaran et al 2015)

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This study investigates the mechanisms that are affected in the striatal network after dopamine depletion and identifies potential therapeutic targets to restore normal activity.
1 . Damodaran S, Cressman JR, Jedrzejewski-Szmek Z, Blackwell KT (2015) Desynchronization of Fast-Spiking Interneurons Reduces beta-Band Oscillations and Imbalance in Firing in the Dopamine-Depleted Striatum. J Neurosci 35:1149-59 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network; Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Axon; Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neostriatum spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum spiny indirect pathway neuron; Neostriatum fast spiking interneuron;
Channel(s): I Sodium; I Potassium; Kir;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s): D1; D2; GabaA; Glutamate;
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: GENESIS;
Model Concept(s): Synchronization; Detailed Neuronal Models; Parkinson's;
Implementer(s): Damodaran, Sriraman [dsriraman at];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Neostriatum spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum spiny indirect pathway neuron; D1; D2; GabaA; Glutamate; I Sodium; I Potassium; Kir; Gaba; Glutamate;
AddCaSpines.g *
addchans.g *
addinput.g *
addoutput.g *
addoutput_old.g *
AddSynapticChannels.g *
connectCaChannels.g *
DA_files.txt *
globalsCaComp.g *
include_channels.g *
MScell.p *
MScell_D1.g *
MScell_D1_old.g *
MScell_D2.g *
MScell08.p *
MScell08CM3_D1.p *
MScell08CM3_D2.p *
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MScellSpineCtx.g *
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MScellSyn_D1.g *
MScellSyn_D2.g *
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proto.g *
spines.g *
SynParamsCtx.g *
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// genesis

float useAMPANMDAGHKchannels= 0  // we do not use GHK project for NMDA/AMPA

setclock 0 5e-6 //was 5e-6
        // Simulation time step (Second)       
setclock 1 2e-5        //  time step for ascii output
//setclock 1 1e-4 // time step for graphic output

// parameters for NMDA subunits

// NR2A
str	    subunit = "NR2A"
float   EkNMDA   = 0
float	Kmg       = 3.57
float	NMDAtau2      = (112e-3)/2 	// 50e-3 changed to 112 to include 25%NR2B NR2A average from (Vicini et al., 1998 figure 1B)
float	NMDAgmax      = 0.507e-9      // 0.39 before D1 modulation NR2A and B from (Moyner et al., 1994 figure 7) //0.94e-9 - NMDA
int ghk_yesno=0

str NMDAname = {subunit}

//for saving info on distal or proximal dendrites or massed and spaced. formula typeof dend, # of spines.

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