Provider: George Mason University
Contents: archive, images, index, links
Access Level: Free, Open Access
Descriptions: NeuroMorpho.Org is the largest collection to date of publicly-accessible 3-D neuronal reconstructions and associated metadata in a curated repository. It contains a Neuron Atlas (a spatial distribution visualization tool.) Neurons from more than 20 species are represented. Browse by species, brain region, cell type or source; search by keyword, metadata or morphometry.
The What’s new page has information on newly-released data, including new species strains, brain regions, cell types, and experimental conditions. The Acknowledgements include details on contributing labs, and the About page provides an updated overview of the repository content.
OntoSearch enables more powerful searches of species and strains with automated synonym translation, taxonomical relations, and keyword auto-completion. The literature coverage database includes publications through March 2014.
Keywords: brain, cell biology, data, data-sharing, gateway, neuro-anatomy, neurology, neuron, neuroscience