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Thickness of cerebral cortex Human Homo sapiens ~2.5 (1 - 4.5) mm 110098 Fischl B, Dale AM. Measuring...
Stability of dendritic spines in visual cortex Mouse Mus musculus 94% of spines were stable >three days: 81% stable >2 weeks: 73% stable >one month % 112030 Meyer, M.P., Niell, C.M...
Distance action potentials propagate in rodent cortex Mammals 4 cm 108628 Attwell D, Laughlin SB....
Number of neurons in cerebral cortex Chimpanzee Pan troglodytes 6.7e+9 neurons 109329 Hart BL, Hart LA, Pi...
Dimensions of (spindle-like) cortex cell in hair and diameter of microfibril in cortex cell Mammals cell length ~100µm: maximum cell width 5µm: microfibril diameter ~7nm N/A 114261 Wolfram LJ. Human hair:...
Estimated cost of mammalian cerebral cortex and cerebellum Mammals Table - link N/A 110881 Herculano-Houzel S. Scaling...
Number of synapses in cortex Human Homo sapiens 3.6e+14 (29,800 synapses/neuron) Unitless 106138 Roth G, Dicke U. Evolution...
Time interval over which cerebral cortex folding largely occurs Mammals in ferrets postnatal day (P)10 to P30: in rhesus macaques gestation days (G)90 to G135: in humans from the 25th week of gestation to a postnatal age of 4 months Table - link N/A 117215 Kroenke CD, Bayly PV....
Division of cerebral cortex by volume Mouse Mus musculus Axons 29.3: dendrites 30.2: ds 12.06: glia 9.5: cell bodies and blood vessels 13.8: ex 5.2 % 106133 Braitenberg V. Brain...
Number of synapses in cerebral cortex Human Homo sapiens ~1.5×10^14 synapses 112056 Drachman D (2005). "Do...
Number of synapses in cortex Human Homo sapiens 1.5e+14 unitless 100693 http://faculty.washi...
Copper concentration in cortex Mouse Mus musculus 3.1 (±0.2) μg/g 104007 Malm TM, Iivonen H, ...
Length of Spectrin tetramer in erythrocyte cortex Human Homo sapiens 200 nm 101813 Cell movements - from...
Average thickness of gyral and sulcal regions in cerebral cortex Human Homo sapiens gyri 2.7±0.3 sulci 2.2±0.3 mm 110099 Fischl B, Dale AM. Measuring...
Percent of mitochondria in visual cortex neurons located in axons macaque 12 % 103273 Rolfe DF, Brown GC. Cellular...
Lifetime distribution of mature barrel cortex in brain Mouse Mus musculus transient (~1 day) 17%: semi-stable (2-3 days) 23%: stable (8 days) 60% % 112029 Meyer, M.P., Niell, C.M...
Number of glutamate molecules in synaptic vesicle in brain cortex Rat Rattus norvegicus 3640 molecules/vesicle 108622 Riveros N, Fiedler J...
Percent of mitochondria in visual cortex located in glial cells macaque 2 % 103274 Rolfe DF, Brown GC. Cellular...
Ratio between excitatory neurons and inhibitory cells in cortex Eukaryotes 9 unitless 108662 Attwell D, Laughlin SB....
Increase in density of neurons in cortex of females compared with males Human Homo sapiens ~4,000 neurons/mm^3 higher in the female than in the male 115166 Haug H. Brain sizes, surfaces...