, Volume 33, Issue 12, pp 1637–1638 | Cite as

Precocious retina development caused by receptor cell independent light effect

  • G. Grün
Specialia Anatomica, Histologica, Embryologica, Carcinologica


In the retina of the mouth-brooding teleostTilapia leucosticta, light causes an accelerated development of ganglion cells. This effect is presumably not mediated by receptor and interneuronal cells.


Retina Ganglion Cell Receptor Cell Light Effect Accelerate Development 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Grün
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  1. 1.Lehrstuhl Spezielle ZoologieRuhr-Universität BochumBochum 1Federal Republic of Germany

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