Overview

Format was used at the Laboratory of Neuropharmacology, University of Oxford (Dr. Somogyi).

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Format specification:

Encoding: ASCII text

Limitations: Binary only. Point soma.

Line 1: number of neuron segments

Remaining lines each represent a small segment of neuron. Each line consists of five comma-separated elements, with basic form

` XXXXXXXX,YYYYYYYY,ZZZZZZZZ,TTT,DDDD`

In more detail:

data type |
x-position (mm) |
y-position (mm) | z-position (mm) | type |
diameter (mm) |

data value |
Each of
the co-ordinates occupies 8 character exactly (including '-' sign,
decimal point '.', and leading zeroes where necessary) |
Occupies 3 characters exactly. 003 - start 004 - continuous point 005 - fibre swelling 006 - spine base 007 - binary branch 008 - terminal |
Occupies 4 characters exactly
(including decimal point '.', and leading zeros where neessary) |

References

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Links

See the Nodus software user manual for a description of this format - http://www.tnb.ua.ac.be/software/nodus/files/NodusManual.pdf

Examples

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