CA1 pyramidal neuron: schizophrenic behavior (Migliore et al. 2011)

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NEURON files from the paper: A modeling study suggesting how a reduction in the context-dependent input on CA1 pyramidal neurons could generate schizophrenic behavior. by M. Migliore, I. De Blasi, D. Tegolo, R. Migliore, Neural Networks,(2011), doi:10.1016/j.neunet.2011.01.001. Starting from the experimentally supported assumption on hippocampal neurons we explore an experimentally testable prediction at the single neuron level. The model shows how and to what extent a pathological hypofunction of a contextdependent distal input on a CA1 neuron can generate hallucinations by altering the normal recall of objects on which the neuron has been previously tuned. The results suggest that a change in the context during the recall phase may cause an occasional but very significant change in the set of active dendrites used for features recognition, leading to a distorted perception of objects.
Reference:
1 . Migliore M, De Blasi I, Tegolo D, Migliore R (2011) A modeling study suggesting how a reduction in the context-dependent input on CA1 pyramidal neurons could generate schizophrenic behavior. Neural Netw 24(6):552-9 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Hippocampus;
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal cell;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I A; I K; I h; I Potassium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): AMPA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Dendritic Action Potentials; Coincidence Detection; Active Dendrites; Influence of Dendritic Geometry; Detailed Neuronal Models; Action Potentials; Synaptic Integration; Schizophrenia; Hallucinations;
Implementer(s): Migliore, Michele [Michele.Migliore at Yale.edu];
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