PUBLICATIONS OF MATHEMATICAL RESEARCH BRANCH (MRB) STAFF 1998

Publications appearing in print or accepted for publication during fiscal year 1998
(October, 1997 through September, 1998).

Bertram R, Smith GD, Sherman A. A Modeling study of the effects of overlapping Ca2+ microdomains on neurotransmitter release. Biophys J. 76(2):735-50, 1999.

R.C. Boston and R. Mejia, Introduction, Special Issue on Biomathematics, Journal of The Franklin Institute: 335B, No. 2 (1998), v-x.

RJ Butera, JW Clark, and JH Byrne. "Transient responses of a modeled bursting neuron: analysis with equilibrium and averaged nullclines." Biological Cybernetics (1997) 77:307-322.

RJ Butera, J Rinzel, and JC Smith. "Models of respiratory rhythm generation in the pre-Botzinger complex: I. Bursting pacemaker neurons." Journal of Neurophysiology (1999) In Press.

RJ Butera. "Multirhythmic bursting." Chaos. (1998) 8:274-284.

RJ Butera, J Rinzel, and JC Smith. "Models of respiratory rhythm generation in the pre-Botzinger complex: II. Populations of coupled pacemakers." Journal of Neurophysiology (1999) In Press.

CC Canavier, RJ Butera, DA Baxter, JW Clark, and JH Byrne. "Phase response characteristics of model neurons determine which patterns are expressed in a ring circuit model of gait generation." Biological Cybernetics. (1997) 77:367-380.

Chen Y.. Asymmetric cycling and biased movement of Brownian particle in fluctuating symmetric potentials. Phys. Rev. Lett. 79: 3177-3120 (1997).

Chalovich J. M., A. Sen, A. Resetar, B. Leinweber, R. S. Fredricksen, and Yi-der Chen. Caldesmon: binding to actin and myosin and effects on elementary steps in the ATPase cycle. Acta Physiol. Scand. 164: 427-435 (1998).

RO Dror, CC Canavier, RJ Butera, JW Clark, and JH Byrne. "A mathematical criterion based on phase response curves for stability in a ring of coupled oscillators." Biological Cybernetics (1999) In Press.

Keizer J, Smith GD, Ponce-Dawson S, Pearson J. Saltatory propagation of Ca2+ waves by Ca2+ sparks. Biophys. J., 75(8):595-600, 1998.

Keizer J and Smith GD. Spark-to-wave transition: saltatory transmission of Ca2+ waves in cardiac myocytes. Biophys. Chem., 72:87-100, 1998.

O'Donovan MJ, Wenner P, Chub N, Tabak J, Rinzel J: Mechanisms of spontaneous activity in the developing spinal cord and their relevance to locomotion, Ann NY Acad Sci 860:130-141, 1998.

Smith GD, Keizer J, Stern M, Lederer WJ, Cheng H. A simple numerical model of Ca2+ spark formation and detection in cardiac myocytes. Biophys. J., 75(7):15-32, 1998.

Tabak J, Senn W, O'Donovan MJ, Rinzel J: Comparison of two models for pattern generation based on synaptic depression, Neurocomputing, (in press).

de Vries, G., H.-R. Zhu, and A. Sherman, Diffusively coupled bursters: Effects of cell heterogeneity, Bull. Math. Biol., 60 (1998), pp. 1167-1199.

de Vries G., Multiple bifurcations in a polynomial model of bursting oscillations, J. Nonlinear Science, 8 (1998), pp. 281-316.

Zhan XJ, Cox CL, Rinzel J, Sherman SM: Current clamp and modeling studies of low threshold calcium spikes in cells of the cat's lateral geniculate nucleus, J Neurophysiol (in press).

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