Dendritic Impedance in Neocortical L5 PT neurons (Kelley et al. accepted)

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We simulated chirp current stimulation in the apical dendrites of 5 biophysically-detailed multi-compartment models of neocortical pyramidal tract neurons and found that a combination of HCN channels and TASK-like channels produced the best fit to experimental measurements of dendritic impedance. We then explored how HCN and TASK-like channels can shape the dendritic impedance as well as the voltage response to synaptic currents.
Reference:
1 . Kelley C, Dura-Bernal S, Neymotin SA, Antic SD, Carnevale NT, Migliore M, Lytton WW (2021) Effects of Ih and TASK-like shunting current on dendritic impedance in layer 5 pyramidal-tract neurons. J Neurophysiology (accepted)
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Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell;
Brain Region(s)/Organism:
Cell Type(s): Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex M1 L5B pyramidal pyramidal tract GLU cell;
Channel(s): I h; TASK channel;
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Receptor(s):
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Simulation Environment: NEURON; Python; NetPyNE;
Model Concept(s): Impedance;
Implementer(s): Kelley, Craig;
Search NeuronDB for information about:  Neocortex L5/6 pyramidal GLU cell; Neocortex M1 L5B pyramidal pyramidal tract GLU cell; I h; TASK channel;
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TITLE simple AMPA receptors

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	Simple model for glutamate AMPA receptors
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  - FIRST-ORDER KINETICS, FIT TO WHOLE-CELL RECORDINGS

    Whole-cell recorded postsynaptic currents mediated by AMPA/Kainate
    receptors (Xiang et al., J. Neurophysiol. 71: 2552-2556, 1994) were used
    to estimate the parameters of the present model; the fit was performed
    using a simplex algorithm (see Destexhe et al., J. Computational Neurosci.
    1: 195-230, 1994).

  - SHORT PULSES OF TRANSMITTER (0.3 ms, 0.5 mM)

    The simplified model was obtained from a detailed synaptic model that
    included the release of transmitter in adjacent terminals, its lateral
    diffusion and uptake, and its binding on postsynaptic receptors (Destexhe
    and Sejnowski, 1995).  Short pulses of transmitter with first-order
    kinetics were found to be the best fast alternative to represent the more
    detailed models.

  - ANALYTIC EXPRESSION

    The first-order model can be solved analytically, leading to a very fast
    mechanism for simulating synapses, since no differential equation must be
    solved (see references below).



References

   Destexhe, A., Mainen, Z.F. and Sejnowski, T.J.  An efficient method for
   computing synaptic conductances based on a kinetic model of receptor binding
   Neural Computation 6: 10-14, 1994.

   Destexhe, A., Mainen, Z.F. and Sejnowski, T.J. Synthesis of models for
   excitable membranes, synaptic transmission and neuromodulation using a
   common kinetic formalism, Journal of Computational Neuroscience 1:
   195-230, 1994.

Modified by Penny under the instruction of M.L.Hines on Oct 03, 2017
	Change gmax

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ENDCOMMENT



NEURON {
	POINT_PROCESS AMPA
	RANGE R, gmax, g, ina, Alpha, Beta, iAMPA
	USEION na WRITE ina
	NONSPECIFIC_CURRENT  iAMPA
	GLOBAL Cdur, Erev, Rinf, Rtau
}
UNITS {
	(nA) = (nanoamp)
	(mV) = (millivolt)
	(uS) = (microsiemens)
	(mM) = (milli/liter)
}

PARAMETER {
    Cmax	= 0.1	(mM)		: max transmitter concentration
:	Cdur	= 0.3	(ms)		: transmitter duration (rising phase)
	Cdur	= 1.1	(ms)		: transmitter duration (rising phase)
:	Alpha	= 0.94	(/ms)	: forward (binding) rate
	Alpha	= 1	(/ms)	: forward (binding) rate
:	Beta	= 0.018	(/ms)		: backward (unbinding) rate
	Beta	= 0.5 (/ms)		: backward (unbinding) rate
	Erev	= 0	(mV)		:0 reversal potential
	gmax    = 1  (uS)
}


ASSIGNED {
	v		(mV)		: postsynaptic voltage
	iAMPA 		(nA)		: current = g*(v - Erev)
	g 		(uS)		: conductance
	Rinf				: steady state channels open
	Rtau		(ms)		: time constant of channel binding
	synon
	ina
	ica
}

STATE {Ron Roff}

INITIAL {
    Rinf = Cmax*Alpha / (Cmax*Alpha + Beta)
    Rtau = 1 / ((Alpha * Cmax) + Beta)
	synon = 0
}

BREAKPOINT {
	SOLVE release METHOD cnexp
	g = (Ron + Roff)* gmax
	iAMPA = g*(v - Erev)
	ina = 0.9*iAMPA
	iAMPA = 0.1*iAMPA

}

DERIVATIVE release {
	Ron' = (synon*Rinf - Ron)/Rtau
	Roff' = -Beta*Roff
}

: following supports both saturation from single input and
: summation from multiple inputs
: if spike occurs during CDur then new off time is t + CDur
: ie. transmitter concatenates but does not summate
: Note: automatic initialization of all reference args to 0 except first

NET_RECEIVE(weight, on, nspike, r0, t0 (ms)) {
	: flag is an implicit argument of NET_RECEIVE and  normally 0
        if (flag == 0) { : a spike, so turn on if not already in a Cdur pulse
		nspike = nspike + 1
		if (!on) {
			r0 = r0*exp(-Beta*(t - t0))
			t0 = t
			on = 1
			synon = synon + weight
			state_discontinuity(Ron, Ron + r0)
			state_discontinuity(Roff, Roff - r0)
		}
		: come again in Cdur with flag = current value of nspike
		net_send(Cdur, nspike)
        }
	if (flag == nspike) { : if this associated with last spike then turn off
		r0 = weight*Rinf + (r0 - weight*Rinf)*exp(-(t - t0)/Rtau)
		t0 = t
		synon = synon - weight
		state_discontinuity(Ron, Ron - r0)
		state_discontinuity(Roff, Roff + r0)
		on = 0
	}
}

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