Axon collaterals ?

Matthew Kirkcaldie Matthew.Kirkcaldie at removethis.newcastle.edu.au
Mon Dec 15 20:05:18 EST 2003


In article <ec29a509.0312151659.27dc9d3c at posting.google.com>,
 nettron2000 at aol.com wrote:

> Does ( or can ) the axon of a neuron send collaterals back to its own
> dentrides ? and if so, is this common across most cortical neurons ?

Yes, and yes.  Look up "autapses" in PubMed.  I would have bet my bottom 
dollar that it wouldn't happen, but it does!

      Cheers,

         Matthew.



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