Synaptic integration in tuft dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons (Larkum et al. 2009)

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Simulations used in the paper. Voltage responses to current injections in different tuft locations; NMDA and calcium spike generation. Summation of multiple input distribution.
Reference:
1 . Larkum ME, Nevian T, Sandler M, Polsky A, Schiller J (2009) Synaptic integration in tuft dendrites of layer 5 pyramidal neurons: a new unifying principle. Science 325:756-60 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Synapse; Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell;
Channel(s): I L high threshold; I p,q; I A; I K,leak; I K,Ca; I Sodium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): GabaA; AMPA; NMDA;
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Dendritic Action Potentials; Active Dendrites; Detailed Neuronal Models; Synaptic Integration;
Implementer(s): Polsky, Alon [alonpol at tx.technion.ac.il];
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TITLE Ih-current

COMMENT

Author: Stefan Hallermann 

Provides deterministic Ih-currents as described in Kole et al. (2006).
	
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UNITS {
	(mA) = (milliamp)
	(mV) = (millivolt)
	(mM) = (milli/liter)

}

INDEPENDENT {t FROM 0 TO 1 WITH 1 (ms)}

PARAMETER {
	dt (ms)
	v (mV)
      ehd=-45  			(mV) 		:ih-reversal potential			       
	ghdbar=0.00015 		(S/cm2)	:default Ih conductance; exponential distribution is set in Ri18init.hoc 
}


NEURON {
	SUFFIX ih
	NONSPECIFIC_CURRENT Iqq
	RANGE Iqq,ghdbar,gamma_ih
}

STATE {
	qq
}

ASSIGNED {
	Iqq (mA/cm2)
}

INITIAL {
	qq=alpha(v)/(beta(v)+alpha(v))
}

BREAKPOINT {
	SOLVE state METHOD cnexp
	Iqq = ghdbar*qq*(v-ehd)
}

FUNCTION alpha(v(mV)) {
	alpha = 0.001*6.43*(v+154.9)/(exp((v+154.9)/11.9)-1)			:parameters are estimated by direct fitting of HH model to activation time constants and voltage actication curve recorded at 34C
}

FUNCTION beta(v(mV)) {
	beta = 0.001*193*exp(v/33.1)			
}

DERIVATIVE state {
	qq' = (1-qq)*alpha(v) - qq*beta(v)
}

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