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Brain volume Human Homo sapiens 1.5 liter 112053 Drachman D (2005). "Do...
GABA concentration in brain Unspecified 1 mM 115055 Krnjević, K. "Chemical...
Brain tumor volume Human Homo sapiens 22-85 cm^3 103938 Goldberg-Zimring D, Talos IF...
brain weights and composition Generic Database - link N/A 100688 http://faculty.washi...
Average brain weight Human Homo sapiens 1300 - 1400 gram 100689 http://faculty.washi...
Brain energy usage Mammals 33 to 50 in neocortex: 21 in the whole brain μmol ATP/g/min 108674 Attwell D, Laughlin SB....
Relative brain weight Human Homo sapiens 2-2.5 Percent 104074 Amazing numbers in biology...
Mutant frequency in brain Mouse Mus musculus young mice 4.8e-5 old mice 5.0e-5 mutant frequency (uncertain units ?) 110458 Busuttil RA, Garcia AM...
Surface area of (1.3 kg) brain Human Homo sapiens ~20 m^2 117111 Abbott NJ, Rönnbäck L...
Fraction of mass of different parts of brain out of total brain mass Human Homo sapiens 81.8% cerebral cortex 10.3% cerebellum 7.8% rest of brain Figure link - link % 106398 Azevedo FA, Carvalho LR...
Volume of brain Bee Apis mellifera ~1 mm^3 109327 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Neocortex fraction of brain volume Mammals 14% in basal insectivores: 80% in humans % 110875 Herculano-Houzel S, Mota B...
Elastic modulus of brain soft tissue Mammals 0.5 to 1.0 kPa 106646 Leipzig ND, Shoichet...
Distribution of of neurons in adult brain Human Homo sapiens 19% Cerebral cortex: 80.2% cerebellum: 0.8% rest of brain. Figure link - link % 106323 Azevedo FA, Carvalho LR...
Length of myelinated nerve fibers in brain Human Homo sapiens 150,000-180,000 km 100692 http://faculty.washi...
Brain metabolic cost out of whole body Mammals 2% - 10% non-humans: 20% humans % 110878 Herculano-Houzel S. Scaling...
Number of neurons in adult male brain Human Homo sapiens 8.61e+10 (±8.12×10^9) Unitless 106322 Azevedo FA, Carvalho LR...
Number of neurons in brain Bee Apis mellifera ~960,000 neurons 109328 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Time course of embryonic brain development Mouse Mus musculus ~10 days 117222 Lim DA, Alvarez-Buylla...
Total number of neurons in brain Frog, Rana esculenta 1.58e+7 neurons 109425 Kemali, M., and Braitenberg...