Preserving axosomatic spiking features despite diverse dendritic morphology (Hay et al., 2013)

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The authors found that linearly scaling the ion channel conductance densities of a reference model with the conductance load in 28 3D reconstructed layer 5 thick-tufted pyramidal cells was necessary to match the experimental statistics of these cells electrical firing properties.
Reference:
1 . Hay E, Schürmann F, Markram H, Segev I (2013) Preserving axosomatic spiking features despite diverse dendritic morphology. J Neurophysiol 109:2972-81 [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Axon; Channel/Receptor; Dendrite;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Neocortex;
Cell Type(s): Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell;
Channel(s): I Na,p; I Na,t; I L high threshold; I T low threshold; I A; I h; I K,Ca; I Calcium; I A, slow;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON;
Model Concept(s): Parameter Fitting; Action Potentials; Parameter sensitivity;
Implementer(s): Hay, Etay [etay.hay at mail.huji.ac.il];
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell; I Na,p; I Na,t; I L high threshold; I T low threshold; I A; I h; I K,Ca; I Calcium; I A, slow;
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: SK-type calcium-activated potassium current
: Reference : Kohler et al. 1996

NEURON {
       SUFFIX SK_E2
       USEION k READ ek WRITE ik
       USEION ca READ cai
       RANGE gSK_E2bar, gSK_E2, ik
}

UNITS {
      (mV) = (millivolt)
      (mA) = (milliamp)
      (mM) = (milli/liter)
}

PARAMETER {
          v            (mV)
          gSK_E2bar = .000001 (mho/cm2)
          zTau = 1              (ms)
          ek           (mV)
          cai          (mM)
}

ASSIGNED {
         zInf
         ik            (mA/cm2)
         gSK_E2	       (S/cm2)
}

STATE {
      z   FROM 0 TO 1
}

BREAKPOINT {
           SOLVE states METHOD cnexp
           gSK_E2  = gSK_E2bar * z
           ik   =  gSK_E2 * (v - ek)
}

DERIVATIVE states {
        rates(cai)
        z' = (zInf - z) / zTau
}

PROCEDURE rates(ca(mM)) {
          if(ca < 1e-7){
	              ca = ca + 1e-07
          }
          zInf = 1/(1 + (0.00043 / ca)^4.8)
}

INITIAL {
        rates(cai)
        z = zInf
}

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