Software for Hypothalamus-Pituitary Interactions
The computer programs below are listed according to the articles in which they appear. They run with the XPPAUT computer software. XPPAUT is free, and runs on Unix, Linux, and Windows machines. It can be downloaded from the website of Bard Ermentrout .
  1. Helena, Toporikova, Kalil, Stathopoulos, Pogrebna, Carolino, Anselmo-Franci, Bertram
    "KNDy Neurons Modulate the Magnitude of the Steroid-Induced Luteinizing Hormone Surges in Ovariectomized Rats", Endocrinology, 156:4200-4213, 2015. Figure6.ode

  2. Bertram "Mathematical Modeling in Neuroendocrinology", Comprehensive Physiology, 5:911-927, 2015. Compr_Physiol_15

  3. Teka, Tabak, Bertram
    "The Relationship Between Two Fast/Slow Analysis Techniques for Bursting Oscillations", Chaos, 22:043117, 2012. Chaos_12.ode

  4. Chu, Tomaiuolo, Bertram, Moenter
    "Two Types of Burst Firing in Gonadotrophin-Releasing Hormone Neurones", Journal of Neuroendocrinology, 24:1065-1077, 2012. JNE_12.ode

  5. Teka, Tabak, Vo, Wechselberger, Bertram
    "The Dynamics Underlying Pseudo-Plateau Bursting in a Pituitary Cell Model", Journal of Mathematical Neuroscience, vol. 1, number 12, doi:10.1186/2190-8567-1-12, 2011. JMN_11

  6. Tabak, Tomaiuolo, Gonzalez-Iglesias, Milescu, Bertram
    "Fast-Activating Voltage- and Calcium-Dependent Potassium (BK) Conductance Promotes Bursting in Pituitary Cells: A Dynamic Clamp Study", Journal of Neuroscience, 31:16855-16863, 2011. JNS_11b.ode

  7. Stojilkovic, Tabak, Bertram
    "Ion Channels and Signaling in the Pituitary Gland", Endocrine Reviews, vol. 31, pp. 845-915, 2010. ER_10

  8. Tomaiuolo, Bertram, Gonzalez-Iglesias, Tabak
    "Investigating Heterogeneity of Intracellular Calcium Dynamics in Anterior Pituitary Lactotrophs Using a Combined Modelling/Experimental Approach", Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 22, pp. 1279-1289, 2010. JNE_10b

  9. Vo, Bertram, Tabak, Wechselberger
    "Mixed Mode Oscillations as a Mechanism for Pseudo-Plateau Bursting", Journal of Computational Neuroscience, vol. 28, pp. 443-458, 2010. JCNS_10.ode

  10. Bertram, Helena, Gonzalez-Iglesias, Tabak, Freeman
    "A Tale of Two Rhythms: The emerging Roles of Oxytocin in Rhythmic Prolactin Release", Journal of Neuroendocrinology, vol. 22, pp. 778-784, 2010. JNE_10a.ode

  11. Helena, McKee, Bertram, Walker, and Freeman
    "The Rhythmic Secretion of Mating-Induced Prolactin Secretion is Controlled by Prolactin Acting Centrally", Endocrinology, vol. 150, pp. 3245-3251, 2009. Endo_09

  12. Bertram and Li
    "A Mathematical Model for the Actions of Activin, Inhibin, and Follistatin on Pituitary Gonadotrophs", Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, vol. 70, pp. 2211-2228, 2008. BMB_08b

  13. Toporikova, Tabak, Freeman, and Bertram
    "A-Type K+ Current Can Act as a Trigger for Bursting in the Absence of a Slow Variable", Neural Computation, vol. 20, pp. 436-451, 2008. NC_08.ode

  14. McKee, Poletini, Bertram, and Freeman
    "Oxytocin Action at the Lactotroph is Required for Prolactin Surges in Cervically Stimulated Ovariectomized Rats", Endocrinology, vol. 148, pp. 4649-4657, 2007. Endo_07.ode

  15. Tabak, Toporikova, Freeman, and Bertram
    "Low Dose of Dopamine may Stimulate Prolactin Secretion by Increasing Fast Potassium Currents", Journal of Computational Neuroscience, vol. 22, pp. 211-222, 2007. JCNS_07.ode

  16. Bertram, Tabak, Toporikova, and Freeman
    "Endothelin Action on Pituitary Lactotrophs: One receptor, Many GTP-Binding Proteins", Science STKE, 2006(319):pe4, 2006. STKE_06

  17. Bertram, Egli, Toporikova, and Freeman
    "A Mathematical Model for the Mating-Induced Prolactin Rhythm of Female Rats", American Journal of Physiology, vol. 290, pp. E573-E582, 2006. AJP_06b

  18. Egli, Bertram, Toporikova, Sellix, Blanco, and Freeman
    "Prolactin Secretory Rhythm of Mated Rats Induced by a Single Injection of Oxytocin", American Journal of Physiology, vol. 290, pp. E566-E572, 2006. AJP_06a.ode

  19. Egli, Bertram, Sellix, and Freeman
    "Rhythmic Secretion of Prolactin in Rats: Action of Oxytocin Coordinated by Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide of Suprachiasmatic Nucleus Origin", Endocrinology, vol. 145, pp. 3386-3394, 2004. Endo_04.ode