Functional structure of cortical neuronal networks grown in vitro.

@article{Bettencourt2007FunctionalSO,
  title={Functional structure of cortical neuronal networks grown in vitro.},
  author={Lu{\'i}s M. A. Bettencourt and Greg J. Stephens and Michael I. Ham and Guenter W. Gross},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  year={2007},
  volume={75 2 Pt 1},
  pages={
          021915
        }
}
  • L. Bettencourt, G. Stephens, +1 author G. Gross
  • Published 23 February 2007
  • Mathematics, Biology, Physics, Medicine
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
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