Purkinje neuron network (Zang et al. 2020)

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Both spike rate and timing can transmit information in the brain. Phase response curves (PRCs) quantify how a neuron transforms input to output by spike timing. PRCs exhibit strong firing-rate adaptation, but its mechanism and relevance for network output are poorly understood. Using our Purkinje cell (PC) model we demonstrate that the rate adaptation is caused by rate-dependent subthreshold membrane potentials efficiently regulating the activation of Na+ channels. Then we use a realistic PC network model to examine how rate-dependent responses synchronize spikes in the scenario of reciprocal inhibition-caused high-frequency oscillations. The changes in PRC cause oscillations and spike correlations only at high firing rates. The causal role of the PRC is confirmed using a simpler coupled oscillator network model. This mechanism enables transient oscillations between fast-spiking neurons that thereby form PC assemblies. Our work demonstrates that rate adaptation of PRCs can spatio-temporally organize the PC input to cerebellar nuclei.
Reference:
1 . Zang Y, Hong S, De Schutter E (2020) Firing rate-dependent phase responses of Purkinje cells support transient oscillations. Elife [PubMed]
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell; Realistic Network;
Brain Region(s)/Organism: Cerebellum;
Cell Type(s): Cerebellum Purkinje GABA cell;
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Simulation Environment: NEURON; MATLAB;
Model Concept(s): Phase Response Curves; Action Potentials; Spatio-temporal Activity Patterns; Synchronization; Action Potential Initiation; Oscillations;
Implementer(s): Zang, Yunliang ; Hong, Sungho [shhong at oist.jp];
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TITLE ...just to store peak membrane voltage
: M.Migliore June 2001
: T Morse February 2010 added times of occurrence

UNITS {
	(mA) = (milliamp)
	(mV) = (millivolt)

}

PARAMETER {
	v (mV)
}


NEURON {
	SUFFIX ds
        RANGE vmax, tmax,vamp
}

ASSIGNED {
	vmax
	tmax
	vmin
	vamp
}

INITIAL {
:	vmax=v
    vmax = -90
    vmin = -30
    vamp = 0
}


BREAKPOINT {
    if (t>100) {
    if (v<vmin) {vmin=v}
	if (v>vmax) {vmax=v tmax=t}
	vamp = vmax-vmin
	}
	else {
	vmax = -60
	tmax=0
	}
	
}

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