cortex cell density

RAWheatley rawheatley at aol.com
Wed Aug 26 14:11:09 EST 1998


Hello, Ekki.

If we estimate 10^11 cells of all kinds per brain and a brain volume of
approximately 1000 cm^3 or 10^6 mm^3, it follows that the cell density is about
10^5 per mm^3.  If you are only interested in neurons, the density will be
lower than this - about 10^4 per mm^3.  Is that near enough for your purposes?
												Dr. Alan Wheatley.

In article <35E30130.5FD3AE2C at studserv.uni-leipzig.de>, Ekkehard wrote:>
>Subject:	cortex cell density
>From:		Ekkehard Lange <psy91cbw at studserv.uni-leipzig.de>
>Date:		Tue, 25 Aug 1998 11:23:45 -0700
>
>Hi ,
>
>I need some information please help me,
>how many cells are in cortex of a rat or man (cells/mm2 or mm3)
>
>Thanks and Ciao
>ekki
>




More information about the Neur-sci mailing list