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Axon Hillock

Known as: Axon Hillocks 
Portion of the neuronal cell soma from which the axon originates. [GOC:nln]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Action potentials are binary signals that transmit information via their rate and temporal pattern. In this context, the axon is… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
RationaleCortical γ-aminobutyric acid (GABA)ergic neurons contribute to the orchestration of pyramidal neuron population firing… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
A long-standing hypothesis is that action potentials initiate first in the axon hillock/initial segment (AH–IS) region because of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
A novel synapse-associated protein, SAP90, accumulates around the axon hillock of Purkinje cells in rat cerebellum. By immuno… Expand
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The segregation of voltage-dependent sodium channels to specialized regions of the neuron is crucial for propagation of an action… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
Chandelier cell axons were studied in the sensory‐motor cortex of adult monkeys. The axonal fields of Golgi‐impregnated… Expand
Highly Cited
1985
Highly Cited
1985
SummaryThe thalamic reticular nucleus (TRN) is a sheet-like nucleus partially enclosing the dorsolateral and anterior aspects of… Expand
Highly Cited
1977
Highly Cited
1977
Synaptic contacts located on the axon hillock and the initial axon segment of pyramidal neurons have been observed already by… Expand
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Highly Cited
1968
Highly Cited
1968
Axon hillocks and initial segments have been recognized and studied in electron micrographs of a wide variety of neurons. In all… Expand
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