In our model of a midbrain VTA dopamine neuron, we show that the decay kinetics of the A-type potassium current can control the timing of rebound action potentials.
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell
Region(s) or Organism(s): Basal ganglia
Cell Type(s): Ventral tegmental area dopamine neuron
Simulation Environment: GENESIS
Implementer(s): Evans, Rebekah [Rebekah.Evans at nih.gov]
Tarfa RA, Evans RC, Khaliq ZM. (2017). Enhanced Sensitivity to Hyperpolarizing Inhibition in Mesoaccumbal Relative to Nigrostriatal Dopamine Neuron Subpopulations. The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience. 37 [PubMed]