Table 3

Estimated force generation at the growth cone as a function of age

Age

Velocity (g µm/h)

G (g µm/h)

(g/µm h)

F0 (g µm/h2)

F0 (nN)

F0 (µdyne)


neonatal

11.5

1.5E+08

4.5E+04

3.0E+07

2.3

230

adult

8.2

3.5E+08

3.6E+04

2.9E+07

2.2

223


Lamoureux et al. BMC Neuroscience 2010 11:140   doi:10.1186/1471-2202-11-140

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