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Category:Olfactory bulb (accessory) mitral cell
Abbrev MC (AOB)  +
AxonDiameter 1 +
AxonLength Rat: 5-7 mm  +
AxonMyelination myelinated  +
AxonProjectionLaterality ipsilateral  +
BranchingMetrics multipolar  +
CellSomaShape Category:Mitral   +
CellSomaSize Medium soma  +
CellularSynapticTarget Intrinsic: granule cells in granule cell layer and external plexiform layer. Extrinsic: Pyramidal and short axon cells in the Nucleus of stria terminalis +, Cortical amygdaloid nucleus +, Medial amygdaloid nucleus +, (medial anterior +, Medial posterior +, Posterior cortical nuclei of the amygdala) +
Comment Edited by GMS 8-10-9Output neuron of the accessory olfactory bulb
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation In: The Synaptic Organization of the Brain, ed 5. New York: Oxford University Press, 2004.  +
DefiningCriteria Morphology; Connectivity; Biochemical  +
Definition A principal neuron of the mammalian access A principal neuron of the mammalian accessory olfactory bulb. Resembles the mitral cell of the main olfactory bulb, though somewhat smaller and less clearly differentiated. The cell bodies are arranged in a thin layer between the granule cell layer and the external plexiform layer. Each mitral cell is characterized by one (occasionally several) primary dendrite that traverses the external plexiform layer and terminates within an olfactory glomerulus in a tuft of branches where it receives input from the axons of sensory cells of the vomeronasal organ. of sensory cells of the vomeronasal organ.
DendriteLength Rat: 300-400 um +
DendriteLocation Arborization within the glomerular neuropil and external plexiform layer +
DendriteThickness Rat: Apical: 2-4 um maintained to the glomerular tuft; basal: 1-3 um at origin, narrowing through branching to less than 1 um.  +
FiringPatterns Regular firing and bursting  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Id nlx_cell_20090304  +
Label Olfactory bulb (accessory) mitral cell  +
Located in Olfactory bulb (accessory) mitral cell body layer +
LocationOfAxonArborization Amygdala cortico-medial nucleus +
LocationOfLocalAxonArborization Olfactory bulb (accessory) external plexiform layer +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 2 February 2015 03:04:46  +
ModifiedDate 2 February 2015  +
MolecularConstituents Tbr1 +, Tbr2 +, Tbx21 +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors GABA +
NumberOfPrimaryDendrites 1 (sometimes several)  +
OriginOfAxon soma and sometimes dendrite  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Species Mammal +, Generally vertebrates +
SpineDensityOnDendrites Smooth +
SpontaneousFiringPatterns Regular firing and bursting  +
SpontaneousFiringRate medium firing  +
SubcellularSynapticTarget Intrinsic: Dendrodendritic synapses on granule cell dendritic spines. Extrinsic: Axon in olfactory cortical areas on apical dendritic spines of pyramidal cells and dendrites of superficial interneurons  +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
SynapticPhysiology Output synapses: GLU NMDA, AMPA; Input synapses: GABA  +
Synonym Mitral cell of the accessory olfactory bulb  +, accessory olfactory bulb mitral cell  +
Categories Neuron
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