Resource competition in growing neurites (Hjorth et al 2014)

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Accession:152788
Computer model of neurite outgrowth in a simplified neuron. A growth limiting resource is produced in the soma, transported through the neurites and consumed at the growth cones.
Reference:
1 . Hjorth JJ, van Pelt J, Mansvelder HD, van Ooyen A (2014) Competitive dynamics during resource-driven neurite outgrowth. PLoS One 9:e86741 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
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Simulation Environment: Python;
Model Concept(s): Simplified Models; Development;
Implementer(s): Hjorth, Johannes [hjorth at csc.kth.se];
# This stop condition activates after time T

from solver import Solver
from stopcondition import StopCondition

import pdb

class StopConditionTime(StopCondition):

  def __init__(self,solver,stopTime, stateSaveFile=None, simSaveFile=None, \
               growthCones=None,pertubation=None):

    self.solver = solver
    self.stopTime = stopTime
    self.stateSaveFile = stateSaveFile
    self.simSaveFile = simSaveFile

    self.growthCones = growthCones
    self.pertub = pertubation

  def stop(self):
    #pdb.set_trace()
    return (self.solver.clock.curTime() >= self.stopTime)

  def action(self):
    if(self.stateSaveFile):
      self.solver.saveState(self.stateSaveFile)


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