Volume of White matter in neocortex

Value 451 cm^3
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Pakkenberg B, Gundersen HJ. Neocortical neuron number in humans: effect of sex and age. J Comp Neurol. 1997 Jul 28384(2):312-20.PubMed ID9215725
Method stereological methods: hemispheres were embedded in 6% agar and sliced coronally at 7-mm intervals, the neocortical volume was estimated by using Cavalieri’s principle
Comments White matter is composed of bundles of myelinated nerve cell processes
Entered by Uri M
ID 103190