Surface area of the neocortex

Range ~2,600 cm^2
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Mountcastle VB. The columnar organization of the neocortex. Brain. 1997 Apr120 ( Pt 4):701-22. p.701 left columnPubMed ID9153131
Comments The neocortex of human is a thin, extended, convoluted sheet of tissue with a surface area of ~2600 cm2, and thickness 3–4 mm. It contains up to 28?10^9 neurons and approximately the same number of glial cells.
Entered by Uri M
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