Average cortical neuron density

Value 6900 neurons/mm^3
Organism Asiatic elephant Elephas maximus
Reference Tower DB. Structural and functional organization of mammalian cerebral cortex the correlation of neurone density with brain size cortical neurone density in the fin whale (Balaenoptera physalus L.) with a note on the cortical neurone density in the Indian elephant. J Comp Neurol. 1954 Aug101(1):19-51. p.42 5th paragraphPubMed ID13211853
Method Nissl staining
Comments "The average cortical neurone density in three Nissl stained sections from the brain of an adult Indian elephant was 6900 neurones per cubic millimeter."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109090