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

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Accession:169984
This study investigates the mechanisms that are affected in the striatal network after dopamine depletion and identifies potential therapeutic targets to restore normal activity.
Reference:
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;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: GENESIS;
Model Concept(s): Synchronization; Detailed Neuronal Models; Parkinson's;
Implementer(s): Damodaran, Sriraman [dsriraman at gmail.com];
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;
//genesis
//gaba_count
int count, tot_cnt
str comp_name

foreach comp_name ({el /SPnetwork/SPcell[]/##[TYPE=compartment]}) 
        count = {getmsg {comp_name}/GABA -in -count}
        count = {count} -1
        tot_cnt = {tot_cnt} + {count}   
end

echo "GABA messages to SP connections" >> gaba_count.log
echo {tot_cnt} >> gaba_count.log

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