Synaptic integration by MEC neurons (Justus et al. 2017)

Pyramidal cells, stellate cells and fast-spiking interneurons receive running speed dependent glutamatergic input from septo-entorhinal projections. These models simulate the integration of this input by the different MEC celltypes.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

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

Cell Type(s): Entorhinal cortex pyramidal cell; Entorhinal cortex stellate cell; Entorhinal cortex fast-spiking interneuron

Currents: I K; I Na,t; I h

Receptors: AMPA

Transmitters: Glutamate

Model Concept(s): Synaptic Integration; Simplified Models

Simulation Environment: NEURON

Implementer(s): Justus, Daniel [daniel.justus at]


Justus D et al. (2017). Glutamatergic synaptic integration of locomotion speed via septoentorhinal projections. Nature neuroscience. 20 [PubMed]

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