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Ion Channel Biophysics Unit - Division of Intramural Research


Clay, J.R., Forger, D.B., & Paydarfar, D
Ionic mechanism underlying optimal stimuli for neuronal excitation: Role of Na+ channel inactivation, PLOS One 7(9) e45983, 2012 Full Text/Abstract


Forger, D.B., Paydarfar, D., & Clay, J.R.
Optimal stimulus shapes for neuronal excitation, PLOS Computational Biology 7, 2011, vol. e1002089, pp. 1-9. Full Text/Abstract


Clay, J.R.
Determining K+ channel activation curves from K+ channel currents often requires the Goldman-Hodgkin-Katz equation., Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 3, Article 30, 1-6., 2009 Full Text/Abstract


Clay, J.R., Pardarfar, D., & Forger, D.B.
A simple modification of the Hodgkin and Huxley equations explains type 3 excitability in squid giant axons., J. Royal Society Interface, 2008, vol. 5, pp. 1421-1428.


Paydarfar, D., Forger, D.B., & Clay, J.R.
Noisy inputs and the induction of on-off switching behavior in a neuronal pacemaker, J. Neurophysiology, 2006, vol. 96, pp. 3338-3348.


Clay, J.R.
Axonal excitability revisited, Prog. Biophys. & Mol. Biology, 2005, vol. 88, pp. 59-90.


Clay, J.R.
On the persistent sodium ion current in squid giant axons, J. Neurophysiology, 2003, vol. 89, pp. 640-644.

Clay, J.R
A novel mechanism for irregular firing of a neuron in response to periodic stimulation: Irregularity in the absence of noise, . J. Computational Neurosci, 2003, vol. 15, pp. 43-51.


Clay, J.R. and Shrier, A.
Temperature dependence of bistability in squid giant axons with alkaline intracellular pH, J. Membrane Biology, 2002, vol. 187, pp. 213-233.

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