Roberto Lent

Summary

Affiliation: Rio de Janeiro
Country: Brazil

Publications

  1. doi request reprint How many neurons do you have? Some dogmas of quantitative neuroscience under revision
    Roberto Lent
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Centro de Ciências da Saúde Bl F, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21941 902, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Eur J Neurosci 35:1-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Cellular and molecular tunnels surrounding the forebrain commissures of human fetuses
    Roberto Lent
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 483:375-82. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Axons of callosal neurons bifurcate transiently at the white matter before consolidating an interhemispheric projection
    Patricia P Garcez
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Eur J Neurosci 25:1384-94. 2007
  4. pmc The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12593-8. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Equal numbers of neuronal and nonneuronal cells make the human brain an isometrically scaled-up primate brain
    Frederico A C Azevedo
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 513:532-41. 2009
  6. pmc Changing numbers of neuronal and non-neuronal cells underlie postnatal brain growth in the rat
    Fabiana Bandeira
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14108-13. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Chondroitin sulfate acts in concert with semaphorin 3A to guide tangential migration of cortical interneurons in the ventral telencephalon
    Geraldine Zimmer
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21941 902, Brazil
    Cereb Cortex 20:2411-22. 2010
  8. pmc Cellular scaling rules for rodent brains
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12138-43. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Connecting thalamus and cortex: the role of ephrins
    Daniela Uziel
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:135-42. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Functional expansion of sensorimotor representation and structural reorganization of callosal connections in lower limb amputees
    Elington L Simões
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21941 920
    J Neurosci 32:3211-20. 2012

Collaborators

  • Suzana Herculano-Houzel
  • Jürgen Bolz
  • Fernanda Tovar-Moll
  • Christine E Collins
  • Geraldine Zimmer
  • Jon H Kaas
  • Jorge Moll
  • Daniela Uziel
  • Elington L Simões
  • Fabiana Bandeira
  • Frederico A C Azevedo
  • Patricia P Garcez
  • Suzana Braga-de-Souza
  • Leonardo C deAzevedo
  • Ivanei Bramati
  • Erika Rodrigues
  • Ana Franzoi
  • Jose Marcelo Farfel
  • Wilson Jacob Filho
  • Lea T Grinberg
  • Ludmila R B Carvalho
  • Renata E L Ferretti
  • Renata E P Leite
  • Narjara P Henrique
  • Danilo A Furtado
  • Ronny Niehage
  • Patricia Garcez
  • Franco Weth
  • Christiane Peuckert
  • Catherine Daumas-Duport
  • Cecilia Hedin-Pereira
  • Vivaldo Moura-Neto
  • Catherine Fallet

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint How many neurons do you have? Some dogmas of quantitative neuroscience under revision
    Roberto Lent
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Centro de Ciências da Saúde Bl F, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21941 902, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Eur J Neurosci 35:1-9. 2012
    ..In this review, we sought to examine and challenge these four dogmas, and propose other interpretations or simply their replacement with alternative views...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cellular and molecular tunnels surrounding the forebrain commissures of human fetuses
    Roberto Lent
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 483:375-82. 2005
    ..Because these structures are similar to those described for rodents, we concluded that the axon guiding mechanisms postulated for commissural formation in nonhuman mammals may also be operant in the developing human brain...
  3. ncbi request reprint Axons of callosal neurons bifurcate transiently at the white matter before consolidating an interhemispheric projection
    Patricia P Garcez
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Eur J Neurosci 25:1384-94. 2007
    ..As cell body position and intermediate targets determine axon behaviour, we suggest that bifurcations are regulated by cues expressed in the environment...
  4. pmc The basic nonuniformity of the cerebral cortex
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:12593-8. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Equal numbers of neuronal and nonneuronal cells make the human brain an isometrically scaled-up primate brain
    Frederico A C Azevedo
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 513:532-41. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Changing numbers of neuronal and non-neuronal cells underlie postnatal brain growth in the rat
    Fabiana Bandeira
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:14108-13. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Chondroitin sulfate acts in concert with semaphorin 3A to guide tangential migration of cortical interneurons in the ventral telencephalon
    Geraldine Zimmer
    Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, CEP 21941 902, Brazil
    Cereb Cortex 20:2411-22. 2010
    ..Thus, both molecules act in concert to repel cortical interneurons from the SMZ during tangential migration toward the cerebral cortex...
  8. pmc Cellular scaling rules for rodent brains
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:12138-43. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Connecting thalamus and cortex: the role of ephrins
    Daniela Uziel
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 288:135-42. 2006
    ..Understanding the Eph/ephrin wiring code is expected to yield new insights into the development and plasticity of brain circuits involved in higher functions...
  10. doi request reprint Functional expansion of sensorimotor representation and structural reorganization of callosal connections in lower limb amputees
    Elington L Simões
    Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21941 920
    J Neurosci 32:3211-20. 2012
    ..Finally, DTI analysis showed structural changes in the corpus callosum of amputees, compatible with the hypothesis that phantom sensations may depend on inhibitory release in the sensorimotor cortex...
  11. pmc Structural and functional brain rewiring clarifies preserved interhemispheric transfer in humans born without the corpus callosum
    Fernanda Tovar-Moll
    D Or Institute for Research and Education IDOR, 22281 032, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Institute of Biomedical Sciences ICB andNational Institute for Translational Neuroscience INNT, Ministry of Science and Technology, Brazil National Center of Structural Biology and Bioimaging CENABIO, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, 21941 902, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:7843-8. 2014
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Isotropic fractionator: a simple, rapid method for the quantification of total cell and neuron numbers in the brain
    Suzana Herculano-Houzel
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 21941 590
    J Neurosci 25:2518-21. 2005
    ..Moreover, contrary to what is commonly assumed in the literature, we show that glial cells are not the majority in the rat brain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Temporal and spatial regulation of chondroitin sulfate, radial glial cells, growing commissural axons, and other hippocampal efferents in developing hamsters
    Suzana Braga-de-Souza
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Comp Neurol 468:217-32. 2004
    ..It is suggested that these cellular and molecular borders play a role in guidance of hippocampal efferents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cortical radial glial cells in human fetuses: depth-correlated transformation into astrocytes
    Leonardo C deAzevedo
    Departamento de Anatomia, Instituto de Ciencias Biomedicas, C C S Bl F, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941 590, R J, Brazil
    J Neurobiol 55:288-98. 2003
    ..This suggests that astrocytes in the marginal zone could be derived from different precursors than those that differentiate from RGCs during this period...