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

Peter H. via neur-sci%40net.bio.net (by pjwholm from yahoo.es)
Wed Mar 10 11:52:07 EST 2010


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?

Peter


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