Voltage-gated conductances can counteract filtering effect of membrane capacitance (Heras et al '16)

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Phenomenological inductance generated by voltage-gated ionic conductances (Na or K) can increase the gain bandwidth product of subthreshold signaling (e.g. psps) in a neuron, reducing the attenuation and slowing caused by membrane capacitance.
Reference:
1 . Heras FJ, Laughlin SB, Niven JE (2016) Shunt peaking in neural membranes. J R Soc Interface [PubMed]
Model Information (Click on a link to find other models with that property)
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Honeybee (Apis mellifera); Blowfly (Calliphora vicina);
Cell Type(s): Insect photoreceptor;
Channel(s): I K; I Sodium; I Potassium;
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Simulation Environment: Python; pHHotoreceptor;
Model Concept(s): Electrotonus; Membrane Properties; Invertebrate; Gain-bandwidth product (GBWP); Phenomenological inductance;
Implementer(s): Heras, Francisco J. H.;
Search NeuronDB for information about:  I K; I Sodium; I Potassium;
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shuntpeaking
phhotoreceptor-master
readme.txt
                            
1. cd to the phhotoreceptor-master directory
2. Copy the phhotoreceptor directory with its contents into scripts/shunt_peaking
cp -rp phhotoreceptor scripts/shunt_peaking
3. cd to scripts/shunt_peaking
4. Use python3 to execute one of the Fig*py files
python3 Fig2c.py
or simply
./Fig2c.py

The GitHub repository for this model is https://github.com/fjhheras/phhotoreceptor


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