Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal model with Na channel exhibiting slow inactivation (Menon et al. 2009)

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These NEURON simulations show the effect of prolonged inactivation of sodium channels on attenuation of trains of backpropagating action potentials (bAPs). The new sodium channel model is a Markov model derived using a state-mutating genetic algorithm, as described in the paper.
1 . Menon V, Spruston N, Kath WL (2009) A state-mutating genetic algorithm to design ion-channel models PNAS 106(36):16829-16834 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Hippocampus;
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal cell;
Channel(s): I A; I K; I Sodium; I Na, slow inactivation;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potentials; Ion Channel Kinetics; Markov-type model;
Implementer(s): Menon, Vilas [vilasmenon2008 at u dot northwestern dot edu];
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