Carbon nanotubes as electrical interfaces to neurons (Giugliano et al. 2008)

In the present NEURON model, we explore simple phenomenological models of the extracellular coupling, occurring at the neuron-metal microelectrode junction and (possibly) at the neuron-carbon nanotube junction.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Cell Type(s): Hippocampus dissociated neuron

Currents: I Na,t; I Potassium

Model Concept(s): Extracellular Fields

Simulation Environment: NEURON

Implementer(s): Giugliano, Michele [mgiugliano at]


Giugliano M, Gambazzi L, Ballerini L, Prato M, Campidelli S. (2012). Carbon nanotubes as electrical interfaces to neurons Nanotechnology for Biology and Medicine.

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