Neuronal diversity: too many cell types for comfort?

Curr Biol. 1998 Oct 8;8(20):R708-10. doi: 10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70454-3.


Recent studies indicate that there are many more different types of neuron in the brain than previously thought. This richness will complicate life for those aiming to understand how the brain works - particularly for the neural modellers.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Brain / cytology*
  • Humans
  • Neurons*
  • Retina / cytology*