Zeitschrift für vergleichende Physiologie

, Volume 70, Issue 4, pp 414–424 | Cite as

Postsynaptic potentials from a single monopolar neuron of the ganglion opticum I of the blowfly Calliphora

  • Hansjochem Autrum
  • Friedrich Zettler
  • Matti Järvilehto


Hyperpolarizing potentials were recorded from second order monopolar neurons of the ganglion opticum I of Calliphora by means of glass microcapillaries. The eye was stimulated with a spotlike light source. Potentials were recorded in relation to the intensity of the light stimulus. The recording site was identified by marking the cell with a dye and by localizing the tip of the electrode.


Light Source Light Stimulus Recording Site Glass Microcapillaries Monopolar Neuron 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hansjochem Autrum
    • 1
  • Friedrich Zettler
    • 1
  • Matti Järvilehto
    • 1
  1. 1.Zoologisches Institut der Universität MünchenDeutschland

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