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General notes
Notes present in ChannelML file
ChannelML file describing a plastic synaptic mechanism

Unit system of ChannelML file
This can be either SI Units or Physiological Units (milliseconds, centimeters, millivolts, etc.)
Physiological Units

Synapse: STPSynapse

Status of element in file
Comment: ChannelML file featuring Short Term Plasticity. Based on the model of Markram and Tsodyks. See mapping to NEURON for more details on implementation of model
Contributor: Padraig Gleeson
As described in ChannelML file
Example of a synaptic mechanism incorporating short term plasticity

Synaptic Mechanism Model: Facilitating and Depressing Synapse

The model underlying the synaptic mechanism

Maximum conductance
The peak conductance which the synapse will reach
1.63934426E-6 mS
Rise time
Characteristic time (tau) over which the double exponential synaptic conductance rises
1 ms
Decay time
Characteristic time (tau) over which the double exponential synaptic conductance decays
2 ms
Reversal potential
The effective reversal potential for the ion flow through the synapse when the conductance is non zero
0 mV

Plasticity element of synaptic model

How the magnitude of the response changes due to plasticity

Initial release probability
A factor which scales the conductance waveform following the first spiking event
Recovery time constant
The time constant for the recovery of synaptic resources following a spike
12 ms
Facilitation time constant
The time constant for facilitation of synaptic strength
12 ms

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