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Percent of weight that is brain Human Homo sapiens 2 % 108620 Attwell D, Laughlin SB....
Duration of the cycle of growth of the human brain Human Homo sapiens first ~1.5 decades of life after conception 113146 Caviness VS Jr, Kennedy DN...
Relative brain size and nu. of neurons in brain of mouse, monkey and human Mammals Table - link N/A 106134 Fish JL, Dehay C, Kennedy H...
Variability of size in brain (possibly only in forebrain) Human Homo sapiens ~15 - 20 % above and below the mean values 114631 Haug H. Brain sizes, surfaces...
Glial cell density in grey matter of brain Human Homo sapiens 30,000 - 60,000 cells/mm^3 115169 Haug H. Brain sizes, surfaces...
Ratio between glia cell number and neuron number in brain Human Homo sapiens 10 - 50 unitless 110874 Herculano-Houzel S, Mota B...
Kcat of human brain 6PF2K wild type Human Homo sapiens 0.407 (±0.022 Table - link) Sec^-1 104959 Manes NP, El-Maghrabi...
Time until unconsciousness after loss of blood supply to brain Human Homo sapiens 8-10 sec 100694 http://faculty.washi...
ATP/ADP ratio in brain tissue Rat Rattus norvegicus 3-8 Unitless 109310 Berg J, Hung YP, Yellen...
Percent of total oxygen consumed by brain Human Homo sapiens 25 % 109292 Bernstein BW, Bamburg...
Loss of brain weight from ages 50 - 90 Human Homo sapiens 2-3 % per decade 113114 Stark AK, Pakkenberg...
Fraction of dopamine neurons out of total brain neurons Human Homo sapiens <=1e-4 Unitless 102679 Girault JA, Greengard...
Total ATP use for brain tissue Human Homo sapiens 80 µmol/liter/sec 110641 Bernstein BW, Bamburg...
Average number of neurons in the mouse brain Mouse Mus musculus 7.5e+7 unitless 100731 http://www.nervenet....
Volume of brain tissue cell Mouse Mus musculus 1.6±0.4x10^-14 Liter 108843 Meera R Raja, Scott...
Average number of glial cells in brain per neuron Human Homo sapiens 10-50 unitless 100691 http://faculty.washi...
Characteristic number of neurons in the brain Human Homo sapiens 1e+11 unitless 100690 http://faculty.washi...
Fraction of brain that is constituted by white matter Human Homo sapiens >40 % 114485 Hildebrand C, Remahl S...
Number of brain cells that die as adult humans age Human Homo sapiens ~7.5 E10 cells 105217 Baserga, The Biology...
Average rate of oxygen consumption of the brain Human Homo sapiens 3.5 (Table - link) ml/100g brain/min 110633 Sokoloff L (1996) The...