sic_connection – Synapse type for astrocyte-neuron connections


sic_connection connects an astrocyte to a target neuron. It exposes the target neuron to a slow inward current (SIC) induced by the astrocyte. The amplitude of the current is the product of the astrocytic current and the weight of the sic_connection.

The source node of a sic_connection must be an astrocyte emitting a slow inward current, and the target node must be able to handle slow inward current input. Currently, aeif_cond_alpha_astro – Conductance based exponential integrate-and-fire neuron model with support for neuron-astrocyte interactions is the only neuron model that can receive sic_connection. The connection may have a delay.



See also

Synapse, Astrocyte

Examples using this model