Influence of dendritic structure on neocortical neuron firing patterns (Mainen and Sejnowski 1996)

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This package contains compartmental models of four reconstructed neocortical neurons (layer 3 Aspiny, layer 4 Stellate, layer 3 and layer 5 Pyramidal neurons) with active dendritic currents using NEURON. Running this simulation demonstrates that an entire spectrum of firing patterns can be reproduced in this set of model neurons which share a common distribution of ion channels and differ only in their dendritic geometry. The reference paper is: Z. F. Mainen and T. J. Sejnowski (1996) Influence of dendritic structure on firing pattern in model neocortical neurons. Nature 382: 363-366. See also http://www.cnl.salk.edu/~zach/methods.html and http://www.cnl.salk.edu/~zach/ More info in readme.txt file below made visible by clicking on the patdemo folder and then on the readme.txt file.
Reference:
1 . Mainen ZF, Sejnowski TJ (1996) Influence of dendritic structure on firing pattern in model neocortical neurons. Nature 382:363-6 [PubMed]
Model Information (Click on a link to find other models with that property)
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex L2/3 pyramidal GLU cell; Myelinated neuron; Neocortex spiny stellate cell;
Channel(s): I Na,t; I K; I M; I K,Ca; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s):
Gene(s):
Transmitter(s):
Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Active Dendrites; Influence of Dendritic Geometry; Detailed Neuronal Models;
Implementer(s): Mainen, Zach [Mainen at cshl.edu];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex L2/3 pyramidal GLU cell; I Na,t; I K; I M; I K,Ca; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium;
load_file("demofig2.hoc")

objectvar save_window_, rvp_
objectvar scene_vector_[5]
objectvar ocbox_, ocbox_list_, scene_, scene_list_
{ocbox_list_ = new List()  scene_list_ = new List()}
{
save_window_ = new Graph(0)
save_window_.size(0,1000,-80,40)
scene_vector_[4] = save_window_
{save_window_.view(0, -80, 1000, 120, 609, 110, 300.48, 200.32)}
graphList[0].append(save_window_)
save_window_.save_name("graphList[0].")
save_window_.addvar("dend.v( 0.5 )", 1, 1, 0.653035, 0.919169, 2)
}
objectvar scene_vector_[1]
{doNotify()}

xpanel("Fig 2 parameters", 0)
  xvalue("rho","rho",1,"")
  xvalue("kappa","kappa",1,"")
xpanel(609, 374)

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