Salamander retinal ganglion cell: ion channels (Fohlmeister, Miller 1997)

A realistic five (5) channel spiking model reproduces the bursting behavior of tiger salamander ganglion cells in the retina. Please see the readme for more information.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Cell Type(s): Retina ganglion GLU cell

Currents: I Na,t; I A; I K; I K,Ca; I Calcium

Model Concept(s): Activity Patterns; Ion Channel Kinetics; Influence of Dendritic Geometry; Detailed Neuronal Models; Calcium dynamics

Simulation Environment: NEURON

Implementer(s): Hines, Michael [Michael.Hines at]


Fohlmeister JF, Miller RF. (1997). Impulse encoding mechanisms of ganglion cells in the tiger salamander retina. Journal of neurophysiology. 78 [PubMed]

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