Hypothalamus-Pituitary Software
The computer programs below are listed according to the articles in which they appear. Most run with the XPPAUT computer software. XPPAUT is free, and runs on Unix, Linux, and Windows machines. Some codes are also written in MATLAB or Python.
  1. Fazli and Bertram
    "Conversino of Spikers to Bursters in Pituitary Cell Networks: Is it Better to Disperse for Maximum Exposure or Circle the Wagons?", PLoS Computational Biology, 20:e1011811, 2024. PLoS_CB_24

  2. Fazli and Bertram
    "Network Properties of Electrically Coupled Bursting Pituitary Cells", Frontiers in Endocrinology, 13:936160, 2022. Front_Endo_22

  3. Duncan, Fazli, Romano, Le Tissier, Bertram, Shipston
    "Chronic Stress Facilitates Bursting Electrical Activity in Pituitary Corticotrophs", Journal of Physiology, 600:313-332, 2022. JP_22

  4. Duncan, Tabak, Ruth, Bertram, Shipston
    "Glucocorticoids Inhibit CRH/AVP-Evoked Bursting Activity of Male Murine Anterior Pituitary Corticotrophs", Endocrinology, 157:3108-3121, 2016. Endo_16

  5. 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

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

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

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

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

  10. 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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