Conductance-based model of Layer-4 in the barrel cortex (Argaman et Golomb 2017)

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Accession:231105
Layer 4 in the mouse barrel cortex includes hundreds of inhibitory PV neurons and thousands of excitatory neurons. Despite this fact, its dynamical state is similar to a balanced state of large neuronal circuits.
Reference:
1 . Argaman T, Golomb D (2017) Does Layer 4 in the barrel cortex function as a balanced circuit when responding to whisker movements? Neuroscience
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Barrel cortex;
Cell Type(s): Abstract Wang-Buzsaki neuron; Neocortex layer 4 neuron;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I K;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s):
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Glutamate; Gaba;
Simulation Environment: C or C++ program;
Model Concept(s): Sensory processing;
Implementer(s): Argaman, Tommer ;
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layer_4_bal_sim
generate_figures
integrate_and_fire
simulation_program
readme.txt
                            
The model files for the paper:

Argaman T, Golomb D (2017) Does Layer 4 in the barrel cortex function
as a balanced circuit when responding to whisker movements?
Neuroscience

have running instructions in these readme's:

generate_figures/README
integrate_and_fire/ReadMe.txt

and it is recommended to look at the readme's in the above order.

This archive was contributed by D Golomb.

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