Fluctuation in number of neurons in brain area involved in producing and recognizing song

Range 40,000 in spring to 25,000 in fall and winter Neurons
Organism Canary bird Serinus canaria
Reference Williams RW, Herrup K. The control of neuron number. Annu Rev Neurosci. 1988 11: 423-53 p.431 2nd paragraphPubMed ID3284447
Primary Source Goldman SA, Nottebohm F. Neuronal production, migration, and differentiation in a vocal control nucleus of the adult female canary brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1983 Apr80(8):2390-4.PubMed ID6572982
Entered by Uri M
ID 106409