MEC layer II stellate cell: Synaptic mechanisms of grid cells (Schmidt-Hieber & Hausser 2013)

This study investigates the cellular mechanisms of grid field generation in Medial Entorhinal Cortex (MEC) layer II stellate cells.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Region(s) or Organism(s): Entorhinal cortex

Cell Type(s): Entorhinal cortex stellate cell

Currents: I Na,t; I A; I K; I CNG

Receptors: GabaA; AMPA; NMDA; Gaba

Model Concept(s): Oscillations; Synaptic Integration; Attractor Neural Network; Place cell/field; Spatial Navigation; Grid cell

Simulation Environment: NEURON; Python

Implementer(s): Schmidt-Hieber, Christoph [ at]


Schmidt-Hieber C, Häusser M. (2013). Cellular mechanisms of spatial navigation in the medial entorhinal cortex. Nature neuroscience. 16 [PubMed]

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