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The Vertebrate Retina

Handbook of Physiology, The Nervous System, Sensory Processes

  1. John E. Dowling1,
  2. Mark W. Dubin2

Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

DOI: 10.1002/cphy.cp010308

Comprehensive Physiology

Comprehensive Physiology

How to Cite

Dowling, J. E. and Dubin, M. W. 2011. The Vertebrate Retina. Comprehensive Physiology. 317–339.

Author Information

  1. 1

    The Biological Laboratories, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  2. 2

    Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 JAN 2011

Abstract

The sections in this article are:

  • 1
    Synaptic Organization
    • 1.1
      Receptive Fields
  • 2
    Intracellular Activity
  • 3
    Outer Plexiform Layer Functional Activity
  • 4
    Inner Plexiform Layer Functional Activity
  • 5
    Pharmacology of Plexiform Layers and the Interplexiform Cell
  • 6
    Summary
  • 7
    Appendix
    • 7.1
      Ganglion Cell Functional Terminology