Change refractory period of a cell

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jainsanket
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Change refractory period of a cell

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Hello,

I have a hoc code which runs simulation of a single pyramidal cell. In response to changes in the extracellular voltages, the cell changes its firing pattern compared to when no changes in extracellular voltages. In presence of extracellular voltages, sometimes the cell fires very quickly. The time between those firings are close to 2-4ms.

Is there any way I can set a refractory period for the cell? I have not completely written the hoc code. I have modified a large part of the code as per my requirements. Where can I find more information about changing refractory period?

Thank You,
Sanket
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Re: Change refractory period of a cell

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Any elementary text on cellular neurophysiology will answer your question. You might also try Wikipedia or Scholarpedia.
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