This model describes the electrical activity of pituitary corticotrophs, in which bursting occurs due to the stochastic opening of BK-type potassium channels.
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell
Currents: I K,Ca
Model Concept(s): Bursting
Simulation Environment: MATLAB
Implementer(s): Bertram, Richard [rbertram at fsu.edu]
Duncan PJ et al. (2022). Chronic stress facilitates bursting electrical activity in pituitary corticotrophs The Journal of physiology. 600 [PubMed]