CA1 pyramidal neuron: dendritic Ca2+ inhibition (Muellner et al. 2015)

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Accession:206244
In our experimental study, we combined paired patch-clamp recordings and two-photon Ca2+ imaging to quantify inhibition exerted by individual GABAergic contacts on hippocampal pyramidal cell dendrites. We observed that Ca2+ transients from back-propagating action potentials were significantly reduced during simultaneous activation of individual nearby GABAergic synapses. To simulate dendritic Ca2+ inhibition by individual GABAergic synapses, we employed a multi-compartmental CA1 pyramidal cell model with detailed morphology, voltage-gated channel distributions, and calcium dynamics, based with modifications on the model of Poirazi et al., 2003, modelDB accession # 20212.
Reference:
1 . Mullner FE, Wierenga CJ, Bonhoeffer T (2015) Precision of Inhibition: Dendritic Inhibition by Individual GABAergic Synapses on Hippocampal Pyramidal Cells Is Confined in Space and Time. Neuron 87:576-89 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Hippocampus;
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal cell;
Channel(s): I Calcium; I Sodium; I Potassium; I h;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s):
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Gaba;
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potentials; Dendritic Action Potentials; Active Dendrites; Calcium dynamics;
Implementer(s): Muellner, Fiona E [fiona.muellner at gmail.com];
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CA1_multi
template
BasalPath.hoc *
ExperimentControl.hoc *
load_templates.hoc
ObliquePath.hoc *
                            
// This template creates the Basal Path lists, starting from the
// section attached to the trunk and ending with the basal tip section 
// written by Terrence Brannon, modified by Yiota Poirazi, July 2001, poirazi@LNC.usc.edu

begintemplate ObliquePath

public dtrunk_to_tip, trunk_section, root_oblique

strdef sexec

objref trunk_section
strdef trunk_section_name

objref root_oblique
strdef root_oblique_name

objref tip_section
strdef tip_section_name

objref oblique_path

proc init () {
  sec_count=0

  forsec $o1 {

    if (sec_count==1) {
       root_oblique    = new SectionRef()
       root_oblique_name=secname()
    }
      
    if (!sec_count) {
       distance(0,1)
       trunk_section  = new SectionRef()
       trunk_section_name=secname()
      }
    sec_count=sec_count+1

    tip_section    = new SectionRef()
    tip_section_name=secname()
  }

  access root_oblique.sec
  distance(0,0)
  access tip_section.sec
  dtrunk_to_tip=distance(1,1)

//  printf("ObliquePath trunk_section: %s root_oblique: %s tip_section: %s distance between root_oblique and tip_section: %g\n", trunk_section_name, root_oblique_name, tip_section_name, dtrunk_to_tip)
}

endtemplate ObliquePath

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