Fraction of brain nerve cells that are neuroglia

Range A few cells nematode: 25% fruit fly: 65% mouse: ~90% human: 97% elephant %
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Allen NJ, Barres BA. Neuroscience: Glia - more than just brain glue. Nature. 2009 Feb 5 457(7230):675-7. p.675 middle column bottom paragraph right column top paragraphPubMed ID19194443
Comments There are contrasting values for human glia/neuron ratios. For ratio of 1 (as opposed to 9 above) see BNID 106399
Entered by Uri M
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