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Blood flow required by central nervous system Human Homo sapiens ~55 ml/100g/min 110631 Sokoloff L (1996) The...
Diameter of smallest axons in the central nervous system Metazoa animals ~0.1 µm 110608 Harvey A. Swadlow and...
Fraction of ATP produced in central nervous system Unspecified mitochondria (using the citric acid cycle followed by oxidative phosphorylation) ~93: glycolysis ~7 % 111657 Harris JJ, Jolivet R...
Cerebral cortex proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Rat Rattus norvegicus 31 % 103201 Mapping the human brain: past...
Fraction of body energy consumed by the central nervous system (cns) Human Homo sapiens ~20 % 111083 Rangaraju V, Calloway N...
Hindbrain proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 2 Percent 103204 Mapping the human brain: past...
Cerebellum proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Rat Rattus norvegicus 10 % 103199 Mapping the human brain: past...
Number of neurons in the central nervous system of whales and elephants Mammals >200,000,000,000 neurons 109132 Williams RW, Herrup K....
Spinal cord proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 2 Percent 103202 Mapping the human brain: past...
Cerebellum proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 10 Percent 103198 Mapping the human brain: past...
Spinal cord proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Rat Rattus norvegicus 35 Percent 103200 Mapping the human brain: past...
Distribution and incidence rates of primary (malignant and non-malignant) brain and central nervous system tumors Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 103941 Central Brain Tumor Registry...
Number of neurons in the central nervous system of small free-living metazoans such as rotifers and nematodes Eukaryotes <300 neurons 109130 Williams RW, Herrup K....
Number of neurons in the central nervous system of the common octopus and small mammals such as shrews Eukaryotes ~30,000,000 neurons 109131 Williams RW, Herrup K....
Diencephalon proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 4 % 103197 Mapping the human brain: past...
Cerebral cortex proportion out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 77 % 103195 Mapping the human brain: past...
Conduction delays in the mammalian nervous system Mammals very short axons <100 µsec: very long non-myelinated central axons >100 ms N/A 110606 Harvey A. Swadlow and...
Number of cells in larval nervous system Tunicate Ciona intestinalis 335 (±4) Unitless 105864 Nicol D, Meinertzhagen...
Fraction of basal ganglia out of central nervous system (by volume) Human Homo sapiens 4 % 103196 Mapping the human brain: past...
Time for transduction of olfactory stimulus to nervous system Tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum ~150 msec 112580 Olofsson JK. Time to...