dendrites


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dendrites

Treelike processes of neurons, which receive impulses from other neurons and send them to the neuron’s cell body.
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The multiple parts or domains of CaMKII allow it to bind actin filaments in the dendrites of neurons into bundles, thereby giving the dendrites their branch-like shape.
The phosphorus can detect the formation of dendrites.
Lead researcher James Tour said that nanotube films effectively stops dendrites that grow from unprotected lithium metal anodes in batteries, and over time, can pierce the battery's electrolyte core and reach the cathode, eventually resulting in a battery failure.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Neuroscientists have discovered that human dendrites have very different electrical properties from those of other species.
After withdrawing 50 mm, the ingots were quenched to capture the morphologies of the dendrites.
Morphological indicators of structural plasticity were considered: (i) the maximal dendrite length, (ii) the number of primary dendrites, and (iii) the soma area [16].
The scientists, working on battery development, blame the growth of dendrites for battery explosions.
During soot accumulation bias was decreased by 40V in a step-wise manner or was removed in order to affect the soot dendrites through variation in electric forces.
The malfunctions are often caused by dendrites, tiny tendril-like formations that build up over time and force through electrode separators, connecting the two sides and igniting highly-flammable electrolyte solutions.
Thus, a statistically generated, continuous network of flaky dendrites comprising cement hydrates growing from partially hydrated cement grains is the background solid structure of the cementitious material in nanoscale.