Parallel odor processing by mitral and middle tufted cells in the OB (Cavarretta et al 2016, 2018)

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"[...] experimental findings suggest that MC and mTC may encode parallel and complementary odor representations. We have analyzed the functional roles of these pathways by using a morphologically and physiologically realistic three-dimensional model to explore the MC and mTC microcircuits in the glomerular layer and deeper plexiform layers. [...]"
References:
1 . Cavarretta F, Burton SD, Igarashi KM, Shepherd GM, Hines ML, Migliore M (2018) Parallel odor processing by mitral and middle tufted cells in the olfactory bulb. Sci Rep 8:7625 [PubMed]
2 . Cavarretta F, Marasco A, Hines ML, Shepherd GM, Migliore M (2016) Glomerular and Mitral-Granule Cell Microcircuits Coordinate Temporal and Spatial Information Processing in the Olfactory Bulb. Front Comput Neurosci 10:67 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Olfactory bulb;
Cell Type(s): Olfactory bulb main tufted middle GLU cell; Olfactory bulb main interneuron granule MC GABA cell; Olfactory bulb main interneuron granule TC GABA cell; Olfactory bulb (accessory) mitral cell; Olfactory bulb main tufted cell external; Olfactory bulb short axon cell;
Channel(s): I A; I Na,t; I_Ks; I K;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
Receptor(s): AMPA; GabaA; NMDA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Glutamate; Gaba;
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potentials; Action Potential Initiation; Active Dendrites; Long-term Synaptic Plasticity; Synaptic Integration; Synchronization; Pattern Recognition; Spatio-temporal Activity Patterns; Temporal Pattern Generation; Sensory coding; Sensory processing; Olfaction;
Implementer(s): Cavarretta, Francesco [francescocavarretta at hotmail.it]; Hines, Michael [Michael.Hines at Yale.edu];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Olfactory bulb main interneuron granule MC GABA cell; Olfactory bulb main tufted middle GLU cell; Olfactory bulb main interneuron granule TC GABA cell; GabaA; AMPA; NMDA; I Na,t; I A; I K; I_Ks; Gaba; Glutamate;
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/* Sets nseg in each section to an odd value
   so that its segments are no longer than 
     d_lambda x the AC length constant
   at frequency freq in that section.

   Be sure to specify your own Ra and cm before calling geom_nseg()

   To understand why this works, 
   and the advantages of using an odd value for nseg,
   see  Hines, M.L. and Carnevale, N.T.
        NEURON: a tool for neuroscientists.
        The Neuroscientist 7:123-135, 2001.
*/

// these are reasonable values for most models
freq = 100      // Hz, frequency at which AC length constant will be computed
d_lambda = 0.1

func lambda_f() { local i, x1, x2, d1, d2, lam
        if (n3d() < 2) {
                return 1e5*sqrt(diam/(4*PI*$1*Ra*cm))
        }
// above was too inaccurate with large variation in 3d diameter
// so now we use all 3-d points to get a better approximate lambda
        x1 = arc3d(0)
        d1 = diam3d(0)
        lam = 0
        for i=1, n3d()-1 {
                x2 = arc3d(i)
                d2 = diam3d(i)
                lam += (x2 - x1)/sqrt(d1 + d2)
                x1 = x2   d1 = d2
        }
        //  length of the section in units of lambda
        lam *= sqrt(2) * 1e-5*sqrt(4*PI*$1*Ra*cm)

        return L/lam
}

proc geom_nseg() {
  soma area(0.5) // make sure diam reflects 3d points
  forall { nseg = int((L/(d_lambda*lambda_f(freq))+0.9)/2)*2 + 1  }
}



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