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Category:Neocortex pyramidal cell
AxonMyelination myelinated  +
AxonProjectionLaterality ipsilateral  +
BranchingMetrics unipolar  +
CellSomaShape Category:Pyramidal   +
CellSomaSize Large soma  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCriteria big pyramidal cell body, regular spiking property  +
Definition Pyramidal neuron of the cerebral cortex (n Pyramidal neuron of the cerebral cortex (not including hippocampus or olfactory cortex). The pyramidal cell of the neocortex is located in layers 2-3 and 5-6, 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. dendrites are covered in dendritic spines.
DendriteThickness Rat: Basal trunks: 3-5 um; Apical trunk: 4-7 um  +
ExampleImage NC Pyramidal 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 sao2128417084  +
Label Neocortex pyramidal cell  +
Located in Neocortex +
LocationOfAxonArborization Spinal cord +, Superior colliculus +, Basal pons +, Contralateral cortex +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 4 March 2014 22:39:10  +
ModifiedDate 4 March 2014  +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors GABA-gated anionic channel +, NMDA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +, AMPA-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  +
SpontaneousFiringRate medium firing  +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym Neocortical pyramidal cell  +, Neocortical pyramidal neuron  +, Cortical pyramidal neuron  +, neocortex pyramidal neuron  +
Categories Neuron
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