Distance action potentials propagate in rodent cortex

Value 4 cm
Organism Mammals
Reference Attwell D, Laughlin SB. An energy budget for signaling in the grey matter of the brain. J Cereb Blood Flow Metab. 2001 Oct21(10):1133-45. p.1136 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID11598490
Primary Source Braitenberg V, Schüz A (1998) Cortex: statistics and geometry of neuronal connectivity, 2nd ed. Berlin: Springer
Comments "Neurons vary in their connectivity, but in rodent cortex, on average, action potentials propagate 4 cm from a neuronal soma through grey matter to synaptic terminals (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
ID 108628