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Category:Cerebellum Purkinje cell
AxonLength Mouse: up to 2 mm. Rat: up to 3 mm.  +
AxonMyelination myelinated  +
AxonProjectionLaterality ipsilateral  +
BranchingMetrics unipolar  +
CellSomaShape Category:Spherical   +
CellSomaSize Large soma  +
CellularSynapticTarget Cerebellum Purkinje cell +, Distant: to principal neurons of the cerebellar nuclei +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCriteria Morphology; Connectivity; Biochemical  +
Definition Principal neuron (projection neuron) of the cerebellar cortex; cell bodies arranged in a single layer; characterized by a pear-shaped cell body, 1 (rarely 2) primary dendrites and an elaborate dendritic tree heavily invested with dendritic spines.
DendriteThickness Mouse: thick trunk (2-5 um); thin branches (0.5-1 um). Rat: Thick trunk (3-6 um), thin branches (0.5-2 um).  +
ExampleImage Cerebellum Purkinje cell.gif +
FiringPatterns Regular firing and bursting  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Has role Principal neuron role +
Id sao471801888  +
Label Cerebellum Purkinje cell  +
Located in Purkinje cell layer of cerebellar cortex +
LocationOfAxonArborization Deep cerebellar nuclear complex +
LocationOfLocalAxonArborization Purkinje cell layer of cerebellar cortex +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 February 2015 00:41:15  +
ModifiedDate 2 February 2015  +
Neurotransmitter GABA +
NeurotransmitterReceptors AMPA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +, GABA-gated anionic channel +, Ga +
NumberOfPrimaryDendrites 1 (rarely 2)  +
OriginOfAxon soma  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Species Mammal +
SpineDensityOnDendrites Spiny high density +
SpontaneousFiringPatterns Regular firing and bursting  +
SpontaneousFiringRate Rapid firing  +
SubcellularSynapticTarget Local: cell bodies; distant: cell bodies and dendrites  +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym Purkinje neuron  +, Purkinje's corpuscles  +, Cerebellar Purkinje neuron  +, Purkinje Cell  +, Purkyne cell  +, Corpuscles of Purkinje  +, cerebellar purkinje cell  +
Xref BAMSC977  +
Categories Neuron
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