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Brain volume Human Homo sapiens 1.5 liter 112053 Drachman D (2005). "Do...
brain weights and composition Generic Database - link N/A 100688 http://faculty.washi...
Distance of individual neuron from a brain capillary Rat Rattus norvegicus rarely >8–20 µm 117110 Abbott NJ, Rönnbäck L...
Elastic modulus of brain soft tissue Mammals 0.5 to 1.0 kPa 106646 Leipzig ND, Shoichet...
Brain tumor volume Human Homo sapiens 22-85 cm^3 103938 Goldberg-Zimring D, Talos IF...
Relative brain weight Human Homo sapiens 2-2.5 Percent 104074 Amazing numbers in biology...
Brain energy usage Mammals 33 to 50 in neocortex: 21 in the whole brain μmol ATP/g/min 108674 Attwell D, Laughlin SB....
Average brain weight Human Homo sapiens 1300 - 1400 gram 100689 http://faculty.washi...
Volume of brain Bee Apis mellifera ~1 mm^3 109327 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Number of neurons in larval brain of Zebrafish (168 hours post fertilization) Zebrafish Danio rerio 78000 neurons 101673 Hill, et al. Neurode...
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...
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...
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...
GABA concentration in brain Unspecified 1 mM 115055 Krnjević, K. "Chemical...
Number of neurons in adult male brain Human Homo sapiens 8.61e+10 (±8.12×10^9) Unitless 106322 Azevedo FA, Carvalho LR...
Surface area of (1.3 kg) brain Human Homo sapiens ~20 m^2 117111 Abbott NJ, Rönnbäck L...
Brain metabolic cost out of whole body Mammals 2% - 10% non-humans: 20% humans % 110878 Herculano-Houzel S. Scaling...
Number of neurons in brain Bee Apis mellifera ~960,000 neurons 109328 Menzel R, Giurfa M. Cognitive...
Loss of brain weight from ages 50 - 90 Human Homo sapiens 2-3 % per decade 113114 Stark AK, Pakkenberg...
Neocortex fraction of brain volume Mammals 14% in basal insectivores: 80% in humans % 110875 Herculano-Houzel S, Mota B...