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Bursting respiratory net: clustered architecture gives large phase diff`s (Fietkiewicz et al 2011)

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Using a previous model of respiratory rhythm generation, we modified the network architecture such that cells can be segregated into two clusters. Cells within a given cluster burst with smaller phase differences than do cells from different clusters. This may explain the large phase differences seen experimentally, as reported in the paper.
1 . Fietkiewicz C, Loparo KA, Wilson CG (2011) Drive latencies in hypoglossal motoneurons indicate developmental change in the brainstem respiratory network. J Neural Eng 8:065011 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Gap Junctions:
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Bursting; Respiratory control;
Implementer(s): Fietkiewicz, Chris;
Author: Chris Fietkiewicz, Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University

Contact: chris.fietkiewicz at

Instructions: Requires NEURON
( Compile mod files before running
simulations. Run either figure11.hoc or figure13.hoc to recreate
raster plots similar to Figure 11 or Figure 13, respectively, from the
paper. See source code and paper for additional documentation.

20120113 updates from Fietkiewicz for Fig 11, 13 and update of euler
method to derivimplicit for capump.mod as per

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