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Add biological entities to PyOpenWorm to support parameter changes for aging #6

slarson opened this Issue May 13, 2014 · 0 comments


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slarson commented May 13, 2014

  • ventral nerve cord
  • motor neurons
  • muscles cells
    • muscle receptors (for amplitude of PSCs)
      • excitatory nicotinic acetylcholine receptors (nAChRs)
      • inhibitory GABA receptors
  • neuromuscular junctions (NMJs) in the ventral nerve cord
  • Pre-synaptic motor neurons
  • neurotransmitters
  • muscle receptor channels
  • post-synaptic currents (PSCs)
    • amplitude and frequency of PSCs
  • synaptic vesicles
    • neurotransmitter uploading to synaptic vesicles
      • quantal size
        • the amount of neurotransmitter released from synaptic vesicles
      • vesicle docking/priming
        • the size of the readily releasable pool (RRP)
      • vesicle fusion

Original issue: openworm/OpenWorm#176

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