Action potential initiation in the olfactory mitral cell (Shen et al 1999)

Mitral cell model with standard parameters for the paper: Shen, G.Y., Chen, W. R., Midtgaard, J., Shepherd, G.M., and Hines, M.L. (1999) Computational Analysis of Action Potential Initiation in Mitral Cell Soma and Dendrites Based on Dual Patch Recordings. Journal of Neurophysiology 82:3006. Contact if you have any questions about the implementation of the model.

Model Type: Neuron or other electrically excitable cell

Cell Type(s): Olfactory bulb main mitral GLU cell; Myelinated neuron

Currents: I Na,t; I K; I Sodium; I Potassium

Model Concept(s): Action Potential Initiation; Dendritic Action Potentials; Parameter Fitting; Active Dendrites; Olfaction

Simulation Environment: NEURON

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


Shen GY, Chen WR, Midtgaard J, Shepherd GM, Hines ML. (1999). Computational analysis of action potential initiation in mitral cell soma and dendrites based on dual patch recordings. Journal of neurophysiology 82 [PubMed]