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Category:Neocortex pyramidal cell layer 5-6
Abbrev TL5  +
AxonLength Pyramidal tract axon: 15-20 mm  +
AxonMyelination myelinated  +
AxonProjectionLaterality ipsilateral  +
BranchingMetrics apical/basal  +
CellSomaShape Category:Pyramidal   +
CellSomaSize Large soma  +
CellularSynapticTarget Rat: Spinal cord interneurons +, Presynaptic to spinal motoneurons. +
Comment The data are for a pyramidal tract neuron in layer 5 of the motor strip of the neocortex of the rat (GS)
Created 5 September 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCriteria Basal and apical dendrites; soma in neocortical layer 5  +
Definition The pyramidal cell of layer 5 of the neoco The pyramidal cell of layer 5 of the neocortex has a pyramidal-shaped cell body which gives off a number of laterally-directed basal dendrites and usually a single apical dendrite which ascends to branch and terminate in layer 1; these dendrites are covered in dendritic spines. The axon descends through the internal capsule, giving off collaterals to the thalamus, to the medullary pyramids, where most of the axons cross controlaterally to descend and innervate the ventral horn of the spinal cord. rvate the ventral horn of the spinal cord.
DendriteThickness Rat: Basal trunks: 3-5 um; Apical trunk: 4-7 um  +
FiringPatterns Regular firing and bursting  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Has role Principal neuron role +
Id nifext_50  +
Label Neocortex pyramidal cell layer 5-6  +
Located in Neocortex layer 5 +, Neocortex layer 6 +
LocationOfAxonArborization Contralateral +, Ipsilateral spinal cord ventral horn +
LocationOfLocalAxonArborization Neocortex layer 6 +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 June 2013 20:39:26  +
ModifiedDate 4 June 2013  +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors GABA-gated anionic channel +, AMPA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +, NMDA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +
NumberOfPrimaryDendrites 1-2, plus basal (lateral) dendrites  +
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 medium firing  +
SubcellularSynapticTarget Dendrites of spinal cord interneurons  +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym deep pyramidal cell  +, Neocortex pyramidal neuron layer 5-6  +, Layer 5-6 pyramidal cell  +, layer 5 pyramidal neuron  +, layer 5 pyramidal cell  +, Tufted layer 5 (TL5) pyramidal neurons  +
Categories Neuron
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