Site of impulse initiation in a neuron (Moore et al 1983)

Examines the effect of temperature, the taper of the axon hillock, and HH channel density on antidromic spike invasion into the soma and spike initiation under dendritic stimulation.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Cell Type(s): Spinal cord lumbar motor neuron alpha ACh cell

Currents: I Na,t; I K

Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Simplified Models

Simulation Environment: NEURON

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


Moore JW, Stockbridge N, Westerfield M. (1983). On the site of impulse initiation in a neurone. The Journal of physiology. 336 [PubMed]

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