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Total Number and Volume of Von Economo Neurons in the Cerebral Cortex of Cetaceans
 

Summary: Total Number and Volume of Von Economo Neurons in
the Cerebral Cortex of Cetaceans
CAMILLA BUTTI,1,2
CHET C. SHERWOOD,3
ATIYA Y. HAKEEM,4
JOHN M. ALLMAN,4
AND PATRICK R. HOF1,5*
1
Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029
2
Department of Experimental Veterinary Sciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy I-35131
3
Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052
4
Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125
5
New York Consortium in Evolutionary Primatology, New York, New York
ABSTRACT
Von Economo neurons (VENs) are a type of large, layer V
spindle-shaped neurons that were previously described in

  

Source: Allman, John M. - Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine