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Fraction of the 37 million blind people in 1990 who were blind as a result of cataract Human Homo sapiens 40 % 117171 Allen D, Vasavada A....
Number of subtypes of retinal neurons Vertebrates ~60 subtypes 117170 Bloomfield SA, Völgyi...
Size of receptive field of (retinal) horizontal cells Vertebrates 25 times the size of an individual cell's dendritic arbor 117169 Bloomfield SA, Völgyi...
Improvement in signal-to-noise ratio of each cone following coupling between foveal cones Ground squirrel Spermophilus tridecimlinatus ~80 % 117168 Bloomfield SA, Völgyi...
Chemical synaptic delays relative to electrical synapses at physiological (mammalian body) temperatures Rat Rattus norvegicus 150 µsec 117167 Connors BW, Long MA....
Conductance of gap junction in immature (2–3 weeks of age) rat neocortical interneurons Rat Rattus norvegicus 0.7 - 1.6 nS 117166 Connors BW, Long MA....
Number of connexin channels in gap junctions interconnecting mature interneurons of the neocortex Rat Rattus norvegicus ~150 - 380 connexin channels 117165 Connors BW, Long MA....
Inferred number of neighboring interneurons that each interneuron is coupled to in somatosensory neocortex Rat Rattus norvegicus 20 - 40 interneurons 117164 Connors BW, Long MA....
Distance beyond which no coupling has been detected between pairs of either FS (fast-spiking) or LTS (low threshold–spiking) interneuron cells in somatosensory neocortex Rat Rattus norvegicus 200 µm 117163 Connors BW, Long MA....
Distance between two (apposing) membrane leaflets of cells coupled by gap junction Metazoa animals ~2 - 3 nm 117162 Connors BW, Long MA....
Fraction of the time that the late-spiking (LS) inhibitory interneuron made electrical synapses to other LS cells in layer I of the neocortex Rat Rattus norvegicus 83 % of the time 117161 Connors BW, Long MA....
Size of molecules that pass directly between cells through gated gap junction channels Metazoa animals <1000 Da 117160 Ehrlich HP, Diez T. Role...
Average migration rate of primary mouse embryonic fibroblasts (MEFs) at the advancing wound edge Mouse Mus musculus 20.7 (±1.5) µm/hour 117159 Francis R et al., Connexin43...
Unitary conductance of Panx1 (Pannexin1) hemichannels (Pannexins are vertebrate proteins identified by their homology to the invertebrate innexins) ~500 pS 117158 Barbe MT, Monyer H, Bruzzone...
Time of growth from embryo to fertile adult at 20˚C Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans ~3 days 117157 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...
Fraction of genes in nervous system that are comprised by gap junctions Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans ~10 % 117156 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...
Fraction of genes found in operons Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans 15 % 117155 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...
C. elegans innexins Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans Table - link protein size (amino acids) 117154 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...
Length of the two extracellular loops of connexins and innexins (invertebrate analogs of the connexins) family Metazoa animals in innexins ~50: in connexins ~30 amino acids 117153 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...
Number of genes in the innexins (invertebrate analogs of the connexins) family Nematode Caenorhabditis elegans 25 innexin genes 117152 Simonsen KT, Moerman DG...