Complex CA1-neuron to study AP initiation (Wimmer et al. 2010)

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Accession:123927
Complex model of a pyramidal CA1-neuron, adapted from Royeck, M., et al. Role of axonal NaV1.6 sodium channels in action potential initiation of CA1 pyramidal neurons. Journal of neurophysiology 100, 2361-2380 (2008). It contains a biophysically realistic morphology comprising 265 compartments (829 segments) and 15 different distributed Ca2+- and/or voltage-dependent conductances.
Reference:
1 . Wimmer VC, Reid CA, Mitchell S, Richards KL, Scaf BB, Leaw BT, Hill EL, Royeck M, Horstmann MT, Cromer BA, Davies PJ, Xu R, Lerche H, Berkovic SF, Beck H, Petrou S (2010) Axon initial segment dysfunction in a mouse model of genetic epilepsy with febrile seizures plus. J Clin Invest 120:2661-71 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal GLU cell;
Channel(s): I Na,p; I Na,t; I L high threshold; I N; I T low threshold; I p,q; I A; I K; I K,leak; I M; I h; I K,Ca; I Calcium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s):
Gene(s): Nav SCN1B;
Transmitter(s):
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Detailed Neuronal Models; Epilepsy;
Implementer(s): Horstmann, Marie-Therese [mhorstma at uni-bonn.de];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal GLU cell; I Na,p; I Na,t; I L high threshold; I N; I T low threshold; I p,q; I A; I K; I K,leak; I M; I h; I K,Ca; I Calcium;
INDEPENDENT {t FROM 0 TO 1 WITH 1 (ms)}

NEURON {
	SUFFIX cadyn
	USEION ca READ ica, cai WRITE cai
	RANGE depth,cainf,taur
}

UNITS {
	(molar) = (1/liter)			: moles do not appear in units
	(mM)	= (millimolar)
	(um)	= (micron)
	(mA)	= (milliamp)
	(msM)	= (ms mM)
}

CONSTANT {
	FARADAY = 96489		(coul)		: moles do not appear in units
}

PARAMETER {
	depth	= 1	(um)		: depth of shell
	taur	= 100	(ms)		
	cainf	= 1e-4 (mM)
}

STATE {
	cai		(mM) 
}

INITIAL {
	cai = cainf
}

ASSIGNED {
	ica		(mA/cm2)
	drive_channel	(mM/ms)
}
	
BREAKPOINT {
	SOLVE state METHOD cnexp
}

DERIVATIVE state { 
	drive_channel =  - (10000)  * ica / (FARADAY * depth)

	cai' = drive_channel + (cainf-cai)/taur
}


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