Modeling Smooth Muscle Cell

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Modeling Smooth Muscle Cell

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Jeff Hatton <jhttn@comcast.net> wrote:
> Is it possible or feasible to model a smooth muscle cell using Neuron
> since they have roughly the same physical structure as an axon. I
> wish to model electrical potiential along a smooth muscle cell and
> was curious if Neuron would be able to do such a thing, or if I
> needed to find another way.

Sure. What's more, it's already been done.
Check out this entry in ModelDB.
http://senselab.med.yale.edu/SenseLab/M ... eadme.html
You just have to tease out a single cell from the model. Easier than
isolating a single smooth muscle cell.

Of course you can always start from scratch and make your own
model smooth muscle cell.

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