Duration-tuned neurons from the inferior colliculus of vertebrates (Aubie et al. 2012)

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These models reproduce the responses of duration-tuned neurons in the auditory midbrain of the big brown bat, the rat, the mouse and the frog (Aubie et al. 2012). They are written in the Python interface to NEURON and a subset of the figures from Aubie et al. (2012) are pre-set in run.py (raw data is generated and a separate graphing program must be used to visualize the results).
1 . Aubie B, Sayegh R, Faure PA (2012) Duration tuning across vertebrates. J Neurosci 32:6373-90 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Realistic Network; Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Inferior Colliculus;
Cell Type(s):
Channel(s): I Sodium; I Potassium;
Gap Junctions:
Receptor(s): GabaA; AMPA; NMDA;
Transmitter(s): Gaba; Glutamate;
Simulation Environment: NEURON; Python;
Model Concept(s): Coincidence Detection; Simplified Models; Sensory processing; Duration Selectivity; Audition;
Implementer(s): Aubie, Brandon [aubiebn at mcmaster.ca];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  GabaA; AMPA; NMDA; I Sodium; I Potassium; Gaba; Glutamate;
import models
import neuron

class Neuron:
    def __init__(self):
        self.sec = {}

class DNLL_Neuron(Neuron):
    def __init__(self):
        self.sec["soma"] = models.DNLL_Soma()

class MSO_Neuron(Neuron):
    def __init__(self):
        self.sec["soma"] = models.MSO_Soma()

class IC_Neuron(Neuron):
    def __init__(self):
        self.sec["soma"] = models.IC_Soma()
        self.sec["dendI"] = models.IC_Dendrite()
        self.sec["dendE"] = models.IC_Dendrite()
        self.sec["dendEOff"] = models.IC_Dendrite()

        self.sec["dendE"].L = 100
        self.sec["dendEOff"].L = 100
        self.sec["dendI"].L = 100

        self.sec["dendI"].nseg = 5
        self.sec["dendE"].nseg = 5
        self.sec["dendEOff"].nseg = 5


class IC_NeuronSoma(Neuron):
    def __init__(self):
        self.sec["soma"] = models.IC_Soma()

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