Distinct current modules shape cellular dynamics in model neurons (Alturki et al 2016)

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" ... We hypothesized that currents are grouped into distinct modules that shape specific neuronal characteristics or signatures, such as resting potential, sub-threshold oscillations, and spiking waveforms, for several classes of neurons. For such a grouping to occur, the currents within one module should have minimal functional interference with currents belonging to other modules. This condition is satisfied if the gating functions of currents in the same module are grouped together on the voltage axis; in contrast, such functions are segregated along the voltage axis for currents belonging to different modules. We tested this hypothesis using four published example case models and found it to be valid for these classes of neurons. ..."
Reference:
1 . Alturki A, Feng F, Nair A, Guntu V, Nair SS (2016) Distinct current modules shape cellular dynamics in model neurons. Neuroscience 334:309-331 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Hippocampus; Amygdala;
Cell Type(s): Abstract single compartment conductance based cell;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Simplified Models; Activity Patterns; Oscillations; Methods; Olfaction;
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TITLE Cortical M current
:
:   M-current, responsible for the adaptation of firing rate and the 
:   afterhyperpolarization (AHP) of cortical pyramidal cells
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:   First-order model described by hodgkin-Hyxley like equations.
:   K+ current, activated by depolarization, noninactivating.
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:   Model taken from Yamada, W.M., Koch, C. and Adams, P.R.  Multiple 
:   channels and calcium dynamics.  In: Methods in Neuronal Modeling, 
:   edited by C. Koch and I. Segev, MIT press, 1989, p 97-134.
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:   See also: McCormick, D.A., Wang, Z. and Huguenard, J. Neurotransmitter 
:   control of neocortical neuronal activity and excitability. 
:   Cerebral Cortex 3: 387-398, 1993.
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:   Written by Alain Destexhe, Laval University, 1995
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INDEPENDENT {t FROM 0 TO 1 WITH 1 (ms)}

NEURON {
	SUFFIX im
	USEION k READ ek WRITE ik
        RANGE gkbar, m_inf, tau_m, i
	GLOBAL taumax

}

UNITS {
	(mA) = (milliamp)
	(mV) = (millivolt)
}


PARAMETER {
	v		(mV)
	celsius = 36    (degC)
	ek		(mV)
	gkbar	= 1e-6	(mho/cm2)
	taumax	= 1000	(ms)		: peak value of tau
}



STATE {
	m
}

ASSIGNED {
	ik	(mA/cm2)
	i 	(mA/cm2)
	m_inf
	tau_m	(ms)
	tau_peak	(ms)
	tadj
}

BREAKPOINT {
	SOLVE states METHOD cnexp
	ik = gkbar * m * (v - ek)
	i = ik
}

DERIVATIVE states { 
	evaluate_fct(v)

	m' = (m_inf - m) / tau_m
}

UNITSOFF
INITIAL {
	evaluate_fct(v)
	m = 0
:
:  The Q10 value is assumed to be 2.3
:
        tadj = 2.3 ^ ((celsius-36)/10)
	tau_peak = taumax / tadj
}

PROCEDURE evaluate_fct(v(mV)) {
	if (v < -65 ) {            :::::: modification starts here
	m_inf = 0
	} else{
	m_inf = 1 / ( 1 + exptable(-(v+35)/10) )
	}                            :::::: upto here
	: m_inf = 1 / ( 1 + exptable(-(v+35)/10) )
	tau_m = tau_peak / ( 3.3 * exptable((v+35)/20) + exptable(-(v+35)/20) )
}
UNITSON


FUNCTION exptable(x) { 
	TABLE  FROM -25 TO 25 WITH 10000

	if ((x > -25) && (x < 25)) {
		exptable = exp(x)
	} else {
		exptable = 0.
	}
}

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