Dendritic Integration in Olfactory Sensory Neurons: A Steady-State Analysis of How the Neuron Structure and Neuron Environment Influence the Coding of Odor Intensity

  title={Dendritic Integration in Olfactory Sensory Neurons: A Steady-State Analysis of How the Neuron Structure and Neuron Environment Influence the Coding of Odor Intensity},
  author={Arthur Vermeulen and Jean-Pierre Rospars},
  journal={Journal of Computational Neuroscience},
Response properties of the receptor potential at steady state were analyzed in a biophysical model of an olfactory sensory neuron embedded in a multicell environment. The neuron structure was described as a set of several identical dendrites (or cilia) bearing the transduction mechanisms, joined to a nonsensory part—dendritic knob, soma, and axon. The different ionic compositions of the media surrounding the neuron sensory and nonsensory parts and the extraneuronal voltage sources, which both… 
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