In this review some of the recent work carried out in our laboratory concerning the functional role of GABAergic signalling at immature mossy fibres (MF)-CA3 principal cell synapses has been highlighted. To compare the relative strength of CA3 pyramidal cell output in relation to their MF glutamatergic or GABAergic inputs in postnatal development, a realistic model was constructed taking into account the different biophysical properties of these synapses.
Region(s) or Organism(s): Hippocampus
Cell Type(s): Hippocampus CA3 pyramidal GLU cell
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Dendritic Action Potentials; Bursting; Temporal Pattern Generation; Active Dendrites; Detailed Neuronal Models; Action Potentials; Synaptic Integration; Spike Frequency Adaptation
Simulation Environment: NEURON
Implementer(s): Migliore, Michele [Michele.Migliore at Yale.edu]