Olfactory bulb mitral cell gap junction NN model: burst firing and synchrony (O`Connor et al. 2012)

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In a network of 6 mitral cells connected by gap junction in the apical dendrite tuft, continuous current injections of 0.06 nA are injected into 20 locations in the apical tufts of two of the mitral cells. The current injections into one of the cells starts 10 ms after the other to generate asynchronous firing in the cells (Migliore et al. 2005 protocol). Firing of the cells is asynchronous for the first 120 ms. However after the burst firing phase is completed the firing in all cells becomes synchronous.
Reference:
1 . O'Connor S, Angelo K, Jacob TJC (2012) Burst firing versus synchrony in a gap junction connected olfactory bulb mitral cell network model. 6:75. Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience 6:75:1-18
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Model Type: Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Olfactory bulb;
Cell Type(s): Olfactory bulb main mitral GLU cell;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I L high threshold; I A; I K; I K,Ca;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Bursting; Oscillations; Synchronization; Active Dendrites; Influence of Dendritic Geometry; Calcium dynamics; Olfaction;
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