Calcuim current and buffering

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thats_karlo
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Calcuim current and buffering

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Hi,

I found different model for calcium current which comes with a buffering system. Does any reason to have buffering with calcium current?
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Post by ted »

Good question.

If it works and it does exactly what you want, then it's OK to reuse it. But as a general rule,
it is best to use a modular programming strategy--that is, each voltage- or ligand-gated
current would have its own mod file (or ChannelBuilder), separate from ion accumulation
mechanisms (anything that WRITEs a concentration, such as pumps, buffers, diffusion).
Modular programming makes program development and debugging much simpler, and
allows model components to be reused individually.
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