Generating oscillatory bursts from a network of regular spiking neurons (Shao et al. 2009)

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Avian nucleus isthmi pars parvocellularis (Ipc) neurons are reciprocally connected with the tectal layer 10 (L10) neurons and respond with oscillatory bursts to visual stimulation. To elucidate mechanisms of oscillatory bursting in this network of regularly spiking neurons, we investigated an experimentally constrained model of coupled leaky integrate-and-fire neurons with spike-rate adaptation. The model reproduces the observed Ipc oscillatory bursting in response to simulated visual stimulation.
Reference:
1 . Shao J, Lai D, Meyer U, Luksch H, Wessel R (2009) Generating oscillatory bursts from a network of regular spiking neurons without inhibition J. Comp. Neurosci. 27:591-606 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
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Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): AMPA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Acetylcholine; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: C or C++ program;
Model Concept(s): Bursting; Oscillations;
Implementer(s): Lai, Dihui [dlai at artsci.wustl.edu];
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