Spontaneous firing caused by stochastic channel gating (Chow, White 1996)

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NEURON implementation of model of stochastic channel gating, resulting in spontaneous firing. Qualitatively reproduces the phenomena described in the reference.
1 . Chow CC, White JA (1996) Spontaneous action potentials due to channel fluctuations. Biophys J 71:3013-21 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Channel/Receptor;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Channel(s): I K; I Sodium;
Gap Junctions:
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Activity Patterns; Ion Channel Kinetics; Temporal Pattern Generation; Axonal Action Potentials; Action Potentials;
Implementer(s): Carnevale, Ted [Ted.Carnevale at Yale.edu]; Donnelly, David [david.donnelly at yale.edu];
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// 100 um2 surface area
// plus passive conductance identical to HH leak

create soma
access soma
soma {
  diam = 10
  L = 100/diam/PI
  insert pas
  g_pas = 0.0003
  e_pas = -54.4

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