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 medium spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum medium 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 medium spiny direct pathway neuron; Neostriatum medium spiny indirect pathway neuron; D1; D2; GabaA; Glutamate; I Sodium; I Potassium; Kir; Gaba; Glutamate;
Inputwithcorrelation.asv *
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InputwithCorrelation2.m *
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makeDaughterInsignal.m *
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writeInput.m *
% writeInput('/home/nobackup/genesis.DATA/INDATA/test-%d', myData)

function writeInput(file, inputData)

path = [pwd '/INPUTDATA/'];
[r,c] = size(inputData);
for i=1:c
    data = inputData(:,i);
    spikes = data(find(data < inf));
    filename = strcat(file,num2str(i),'.txt');
    fid = fopen([filename], 'w');
    fprintf(fid, '%f\n',spikes);

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