Hippocampus Pyramidal CA3 Cell

Model Type:
Neurolex IDs: Hippocampus CA3 pyramidal cell
Keywords: hippocampus, 2-compartment, CA3, pyramidal
Publication: Pinsky & Rinzel (1994) Intrinsic and network rhythmogenesis in a reduced Traub model for CA3 neurons.
P Pinsky   J Rinzel  
Translators: Padraig Gleeson   Justas Birgiolas  
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Current Clamp Response:
Meta Protocol: -
Stimulus: -


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Trace detail

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Reset Plot

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Morphology: Single compartment, abstract, or point cells do not have morphology data.
Cell Properties:
Membrane Properties
Is Passive No
Is Intrinsically Spiking Yes
Resting Voltage N/A mV
Rheobase Current Interval (N/A, N/A] nA
Threshold Current Interval (N/A, N/A] nA
Bias Current (to N/A mV) N/A nA
Testing Temperature 36 (default) °C
Complexity Properties
Sections 1
Compartments 1
State Equations 11
Stability Interval [-10.0, 15.0] nA
Maximum Stable dt N/A ms
Maximum Stable dt Error N/A %
Max. Stable dt Benchmark Run time N/A HH
Run time-vs-Error Optimal dt N/A ms
Optimal dt Error N/A %
Optimal dt Benchmark Run time N/A HH
CVODE Steady State Step Frequency N/A Hz
CVODE Steps Per AP N/A
CVODE Benchmark Run time N/A HH
Associated Channels: None
Associated Synapses: None
Associated Networks: None
Notes: None
Model Id: NMLCL001122
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