Thalamic Reticular Network (Destexhe et al 1994)

Demo for simulating networks of thalamic reticular neurons (reproduces figures from Destexhe A et al 1994)

Model Type: Realistic Network

Region(s) or Organism(s): Thalamus

Cell Type(s): Thalamus reticular nucleus GABA cell

Currents: I T low threshold; I K,Ca; I CAN

Receptors: GabaA; GabaB

Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Temporal Pattern Generation; Oscillations; Tutorial/Teaching; Sleep; Calcium dynamics; Spindles

Simulation Environment: NEURON

Implementer(s): Destexhe, Alain [Destexhe at]


Destexhe A, Contreras D, Sejnowski TJ, Steriade M. (1994). A model of spindle rhythmicity in the isolated thalamic reticular nucleus. J Neurophysiol 72 [PubMed]