Suzana Herculano
Last active: 3/30/2020


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  1. Life history changes accompany increased numbers of cortical neurons: A new framework for understanding human brain evolution. Herculano-Houzel S (2019) Prog Brain Res : 179-216
    › Primary publication · 31703901 (PubMed)
  2. White matter volume and white/gray matter ratio in mammalian species as a consequence of the universal scaling of cortical folding. Mota B, Dos Santos SE, Ventura-Antunes L, Jardim-Messeder D, Neves K, Kazu RS, Noctor S, Lambert K, Bertelsen MF, Manger PR, Sherwood CC, Kaas JH, Herculano-Houzel S (2019) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 116(30): 15253-15261
    › Primary publication · 31285343 (PubMed) · PMC6660724 (PubMed Central)
  3. Longevity and sexual maturity vary across species with number of cortical neurons, and humans are no exception. Herculano-Houzel S (2019) J Comp Neurol 527(10): 1689-1705
    › Primary publication · 30350858 (PubMed)
  4. Dogs Have the Most Neurons, Though Not the Largest Brain: Trade-Off between Body Mass and Number of Neurons in the Cerebral Cortex of Large Carnivoran Species. Jardim-Messeder D, Lambert K, Noctor S, Pestana FM, de Castro Leal ME, Bertelsen MF, Alagaili AN, Mohammad OB, Manger PR, Herculano-Houzel S (2017) Front Neuroanat : 118
    › Primary publication · 29311850 (PubMed) · PMC5733047 (PubMed Central)
  5. Potential Adult Neurogenesis in the Telencephalon and Cerebellar Cortex of the Nile Crocodile Revealed with Doublecortin Immunohistochemistry. Ngwenya A, Patzke N, Herculano-Houzel S, Manger PR (2018) Anat Rec (Hoboken) 301(4): 659-672
    › Primary publication · 29205884 (PubMed)
  6. No relative expansion of the number of prefrontal neurons in primate and human evolution. Gabi M, Neves K, Masseron C, Ribeiro PF, Ventura-Antunes L, Torres L, Mota B, Kaas JH, Herculano-Houzel S (2016) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 113(34): 9617-22
    › Primary publication · 27503881 (PubMed) · PMC5003225 (PubMed Central)

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    Adaptation, Biological Aging Animals Biological Evolution Brain Cell Count Cerebellar Cortex Cerebral Cortex Connectome Female Gray Matter Humans Immunohistochemistry Longevity Male Microtomy Microtubule-Associated Proteins Neurogenesis Neurons Neuropeptides Organ Size Organ Specificity Prefrontal Cortex Primates Rodentia Sexual Maturation Species Specificity Telencephalon White Matter