MyFirstNEURON is a NEURON demo by Arthur Houweling and Terry Sejnowski. Perform experiments from the book 'Electrophysiology of the Neuron, A Companion to Shepherd's Neurobiology, An Interactive Tutorial' by John Huguenard & David McCormick, Oxford University Press 1997, or design your own one or two cell simulation.
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell
Currents: I Na,t; I L high threshold; I T low threshold; I A; I K; I M; I K,Ca; I CAN; I Sodium; I Calcium; I Potassium
Receptors: GabaA; GabaB; AMPA; NMDA
Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Activity Patterns; Bursting; Ion Channel Kinetics; Temporal Pattern Generation; Oscillations; Parameter Fitting; Detailed Neuronal Models; Tutorial/Teaching; Action Potentials; Sleep; Calcium dynamics
Simulation Environment: NEURON
Implementer(s): Houweling, Arthur [Arthur at Salk.edu]
Huguenard JR, Shepherd GM, McCormick DA. (1997). Electrophysiology of the Neuron, A Companion to Shepherd's Neurobiology, An Interactive Tutorial. Electrophysiology of the Neuron.
Sejnowski TJ, Houweling AR. (1997). Personal communication from Arthur Houweling. .