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… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Fundamental to an understanding of how neurons integrate synaptic input is the knowledge of where within a neuron this… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The goal of this study was to determine which neural elements are excited by microstimulation of the central nervous system. A… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The site of impulse initiation is crucial for the integrative actions of mammalian central neurons, but this question is… (More)
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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… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
We studied the possible impairment of fast axonal transport in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) to gain some… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
A novel synapse-associated protein, SAP90, accumulates around the axon hillock of Purkinje cells in rat cerebellum. By immuno… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Affinity-purified antibodies against the sodium channel from rat brain were employed to localize sodium channels in the retina by… (More)
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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… (More)
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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… (More)
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