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Can a neuron have more than one nucleus?

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Can a neuron have more than one nucleus?

Postby MrMistery » Sun Oct 30, 2005 6:47 pm

I am getting conflicting info from 2 of my anatomy books. From what i know it has only one nucleus. But one book says it can have 2
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Postby Morris » Sun Oct 30, 2005 8:09 pm

My anatomy book says that neurons have one nucleus.
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Postby segarama » Sun Oct 30, 2005 8:22 pm

Morris wrote:My anatomy book says that neurons have one nucleus.


I suppose anything is possible however maybe the real answer in the text should be " a typical human neuron has one nucleus".
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Postby zami'87. » Sun Oct 30, 2005 9:07 pm

Heh...only found on PUBMed
Statistical studies on nuclear variation in mononuclear and binuclear ganglionic cells of the autonomic nervous system in rabbits] :(
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Postby bass_lasso9 » Mon Oct 31, 2005 12:42 am

in my anatomy book it says also neuron has only one nucleus.... :roll:
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Postby vinaya » Mon Oct 31, 2005 3:26 am

my book says one, too
"a neuron has a cell body, also called cyton, with a typical nucleus and granular cytoplasm
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