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[Neuroscience] Re: Distant connections between neurons

r norman NotMyRealEmail at _comcast.net
Thu Mar 30 12:08:19 EST 2006


On 30 Mar 2006 08:49:42 -0800, tehgabriel at web.de wrote:

>An often mentioned example for very long neurons are the motorneurons
>of whales. I never spent time in backchecking this but according to a
>quick google search, they can have several tenth of meters length.
>Maybe someone can confirm this?

If the Blue Whale can be up to 100 feet (30 meters) long, then they
certainly have axons on that order.


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