(Possible) fraction of cell body out of volume of neuron

Value 0.1 % of total cell volume
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Scott T. Brady, George J. Siegel, R. Wayne Albers and Donald L. Price, editors, Basic Neurochemistry (Eighth Edition) Principles of Molecular, Cellular, and Medical Neurobiology, 2012 Elsevier, chapter 8 - Axonal Transport, Pages 146-164, Gerardo A. Morfini, Matthew R. Burns, David L. Stenoien, Scott T. Brady, p.147 right column 3rd paragraph
Comments P.147 right column 3rd paragraph: "Protein synthesis for the entire neuron largely takes place in the cell body, which may represent only 0.1% of the total cell volume. Therefore, the growth and maintenance of neuronal processes requires timely, efficient delivery of material to axonal and dendritic domains. The idea that materials must be transferred from cell body to axon was first suggested by Ramon y Cajal and other pioneers during the early part of the 20th century. For many years, the existence of such transport processes could only be inferred."
Entered by Uri M
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