Mammalian Ventricular Cell (Beeler and Reuter 1977)

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This classic model of ventricular myocardial fibres was implemented by Francois Gannier. "... Four individual components of ionic current were formulated mathematically in terms of Hodgkin-Huxley type equations. The model incorporates two voltage- and time-dependent inward currents, the excitatory inward sodium current, illa, and a secondary or slow inward current, is, primarily carried by calcium ions. A time-independent outward potassium current, iK1, exhibiting inward-going rectification, and a voltage- and time-dependent outward current, i.1, primarily carried by potassium ions, are further elements of the model...."
1 . Beeler GW, Reuter H (1977) Reconstruction of the action potential of ventricular myocardial fibres. J Physiol 268:177-210 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Cardiac ventricular cell;
Channel(s): I K; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Ion Channel Kinetics; Action Potentials;
Implementer(s): Gannier, Francois [francois.gannier at];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  I K; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
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