BigBrain (2015)

BigBrain is free, publicly available, and provides the opportunity for considerable neuroanatomical insights as it allows for extraction of features at high resolution for modeling and simulation.

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BigBrain Viz i Metadata

Example cutout
# pip install numpy tifffile cloud-volume
import numpy as np
import tifffile
from cloudvolume import CloudVolume

vol = CloudVolume(
    "s3://open-neurodata/bigbrain/release2015/image", mip=0, use_https=True

# load data into numpy array
cutout = vol[3072:3584, 3072:3584, 2848:2864]

# save cutout as TIFF
tifffile.imwrite("data.tiff", data=np.transpose(cutout))

Documentation for cloud-volume located here


K. Amunts, C. Lepage, L. Borgeat, H. Mohlberg, T. Dickscheid, M. Rousseau, S. Bludau, P. Bazin, L. B. Lewis, A. Oros-Peusquens, N. J. Shah, T. Lippert, K. Zilles, and A. C. Evans. BigBrain: an ultrahigh-resolution 3D human brain model. Science (New York, NY), 2013.

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