Number of Purkinje cells in cerebellum

Value 2.86e+7 cells
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Andersen BB, Gundersen HJ, Pakkenberg B. Aging of the human cerebellum: a stereological study. J Comp Neurol. 2003 Nov 17466(3):356-65.PubMed ID14556293
Method Stereological Methods: The estimate of total cell number in a region is the product of the volume of each specific layer multiplied by the numerical density of a particular cell type in that layer: N=Nv*V(ref)
Comments Cerebella from 19 normal Caucasian males, ages 19-84 years, were studied
Entered by Uri M
ID 103177