Active dendritic action potential propagation (Casale & McCormick 2011)

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This model explores the dendritic sodium and potassium conductances needed to recapitulate voltage-sensitive dye optical recordings of thalamic interneuron dendrites in the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus. Model ion channels were selected based on pharmacological data.
1 . Casale AE, McCormick DA (2011) Active action potential propagation but not initiation in thalamic interneuron dendrites. J Neurosci 31:18289-302 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Thalamus;
Cell Type(s): Thalamus lateral geniculate nucleus interneuron;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I_KHT;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Dendritic Action Potentials; Conductance distributions;
Implementer(s): Casale, Amanda [Amanda.Casale at];
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