Spike propagation and bouton activation in terminal arborizations (Luscher, Shiner 1990)

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Action potential propagation in axons with bifurcations involving short collaterals with synaptic boutons has been simulated ... The architecture of the terminal arborizations has a profound effect on the activation pattern of synapses, suggesting that terminal arborizations not only distribute neural information to postsynaptic cells but may also be able to process neural information presynaptically. Please see paper for details.
Reference:
1 . L├╝scher HR, Shiner JS (1990) Computation of action potential propagation and presynaptic bouton activation in terminal arborizations of different geometries. Biophys J 58:1377-88 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Axon;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s):
Channel(s): I Na,t; I K;
Gap Junctions: Gap junctions;
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Simulation Environment: SNNAP;
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Detailed Neuronal Models; Axonal Action Potentials; Action Potentials; Invertebrate;
Implementer(s): Baxter, Douglas;
Search NeuronDB for information about:  I Na,t; I K;
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