This is an Allen Cell Types Database model of a Pvalb-IRES-Cre neuron from layer 6a of the mouse primary visual cortex. The model was based on a traced morphology after filling the cell with biocytin and optimized using experimental electrophysiology data recorded from the same cell. The electrophysiology data was collected in a highly standardized way to facilitate comparison across all cells in the database. The model was optimized by a genetic algorithm that adjusted the densities of conductances placed at the soma to match experimentally-measured features of action potential firing.

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1. Allen Institute (2015) Documentation Allen Cell Types Database.

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