Nav1.6 sodium channel model in globus pallidus neurons (Mercer et al. 2007)

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Accession:105385
Model files for the paper Mercer JN, Chan CS, Tkatch T, Held J, Surmeier DJ. Nav1.6 sodium channels are critical to pacemaking and fast spiking in globus pallidus neurons.,J Neurosci. 2007 Dec 5;27(49):13552-66.
Reference:
1 . Mercer JN, Chan CS, Tkatch T, Held J, Surmeier DJ (2007) Nav1.6 sodium channels are critical to pacemaking and fast spiking in globus pallidus neurons. J Neurosci 27:13552-66 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Globus pallidus neuron;
Channel(s): I Na,p; I Na,t; I K; I h; I K,Ca; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s):
Gene(s): Nav1.6 SCN8A;
Transmitter(s):
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Action Potentials; Parkinson's;
Implementer(s): Held, Joshua [j-held at northwestern.edu];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  I Na,p; I Na,t; I K; I h; I K,Ca; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
COMMENT
Since this is an electrode current, positive values of i depolarize the cell
and in the presence of the extracellular mechanism there will be a change
in vext since i is not a transmembrane current but a current injected
directly to the inside of the cell.
ENDCOMMENT

NEURON {
	POINT_PROCESS IRamp
	RANGE del, dur, amp0, amp1, i
	ELECTRODE_CURRENT i
}
UNITS {
	(nA) = (nanoamp)
}

PARAMETER {
	del (ms)
	dur (ms)
	amp0 (nA)
	amp1 (nA)
	t_eff (ms)
}
ASSIGNED { i (nA) }

INITIAL {
	i = 0
}

BREAKPOINT {
	at_time(del)
	at_time(del+dur)

	if (t < del + dur && t >= del) {
		t_eff = t - del
		i = amp0 + ((amp1-amp0)/dur)*t_eff
	}else{
		i = 0
	}
}

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