Figure 5.

Comparison between cubic and tetrahedral spine meshes. A scatter plot of the properties of the tetrahedral meshes (red triangles; many points overlap) and the cubic meshes (blue squares; some overlap) representing geometry which consists of a spherical head joined to a cylindrical neck to approximate dendritic spines. All properties were plotted as a ratio of measured value/ideal value. A. The coarsest meshes ranging from approximately 2500–3000 subvolumes per mesh. B. The more detailed meshes ranging from approximately 11000 to 16000 subvolumes per mesh.

Hepburn et al. BMC Systems Biology 2012 6:36   doi:10.1186/1752-0509-6-36
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