GP Neuron, somatic and dendritic phase response curves (Schultheiss et al. 2011)

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Phase response analysis of a GP neuron model showing type I PRCs for somatic inputs and type II PRCs for dendritic excitation. Analysis of intrinsic currents underlying type II dendritic PRCs.
1 . Schultheiss NW, Edgerton JR, Jaeger D (2010) Phase response curve analysis of a full morphological globus pallidus neuron model reveals distinct perisomatic and dendritic modes of synaptic integration. J Neurosci 30:2767-82 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Basal ganglia;
Cell Type(s): Globus pallidus neuron;
Gap Junctions:
Gene(s): HCN1; HCN2;
Simulation Environment: GENESIS;
Model Concept(s): Oscillations; Synchronization; Active Dendrites; Synaptic Integration; Parkinson's; Phase Response Curves;
Implementer(s): Edgerton, Jeremy R. [jedgert at]; Hanson, Jesse E.; Schultheiss, Nathan W [nwschultheiss at];
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