CA1 pyramidal neuron: Synaptic Scaling (Magee, Cook 2000)

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Jeffrey Magee and Erik Cook found evidence in experiments and modeling that support the hypothesis that an increase in synaptic conductance for synapses at larger distances from the soma is responsible for reducing the location dependence (relative to the soma) of synapses.
Reference:
1 . Magee JC, Cook EP (2000) Somatic EPSP amplitude is independent of synapse location in hippocampal pyramidal neurons. Nat Neurosci 3:895-903 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA1 pyramidal GLU cell;
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Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): AMPA;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Influence of Dendritic Geometry;
Implementer(s): Magee, Jeffrey [jmagee at lsumc.edu];
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