Neural mass model of spindle generation in the isolated thalamus (Schellenberger Costa et al. 2016)

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The model generates different oscillatory patterns in the thalamus, including delta and spindle band oscillations.
1 . Weigenand A, Schellenberger Costa M, Ngo HV, Claussen JC, Martinetz T (2014) Characterization of K-complexes and slow wave activity in a neural mass model. PLoS Comput Biol 10:e1003923 [PubMed]
2 . Schellenberger Costa M, Weigenand A, Ngo HV, Marshall L, Born J, Martinetz T, Claussen JC (2016) A Thalamocortical Neural Mass Model of the EEG during NREM Sleep and Its Response to Auditory Stimulation. PLoS Comput Biol 12:e1005022 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neural mass;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Thalamus;
Cell Type(s): Thalamus reticular nucleus cell; Thalamus geniculate nucleus/lateral principal neuron;
Channel(s): I K,Ca; I Calcium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): Gaba; AMPA; NMDA;
Simulation Environment: Network; C or C++ program (web link to model); MATLAB (web link to model);
Model Concept(s): Calcium dynamics; Sleep; Activity Patterns; Oscillations; Bifurcation; Spindles;
Implementer(s): Schellenberger Costa, Michael [mschellenbergercosta at];
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