[Neuroscience] Re: The total number of neurons in the human CNS

Kalman Rubinson via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by kr4 from earthlink.net)
Wed Mar 10 18:32:06 EST 2010


On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 08:52:07 -0800 (PST), "Peter H."
<pjwholm from yahoo.es> wrote:

>On 28 feb, 21:14, Kalman Rubinson <k... from earthlink.net> wrote on this
>forum in the thread "confusion about cerecellar circuity":
>>
>> The old joke was that, of the 10^12 neurons in the CNS, 10^13 are
>> granule cells.
>>
>
>Frankly, wherever I have found someting about this issue on the
>Internet, the number was always on the order of 10^11 to 10^12.
>So how high is the total numer of neurons in the human CNS according
>to the latest estimates?

Dunno.   I was only relating the quip.

Kal



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