The model shows that an electrically excitable soma is not necessary for spike through-conduction in the t-shaped geometry of a dorsal root ganglion neuron axon. Electrical excitability of the soma is required, however, for soma spike invasion. See papers for details and more.
Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell
Simulation Environment: NEURON
Implementer(s): Amir, Ron [ronamir at pob.huji.ac.il]