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Spatial Density of Retinal Cells

  • Wolf Krebs
  • Ingeborg Krebs

Abstract

Information about the image received by photoreceptor cells flows through the retina via parallel channels. Each channel codes specific qualities of the visual information, such as color, brightness, or contrast. It is assumed that the first stages of these channels are at the level of bipolar cells (Gouras 1991). Models of retinal functions must consider the quantitative cellular composition of this tissue.

Keywords

Outer Segment Bipolar Cell Plexiform Layer Spatial Density Peripheral Retina 
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© Springer-Verlag New York Inc. 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolf Krebs
    • 1
  • Ingeborg Krebs
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cell Biology and Anatomical SciencesThe City University of New York Medical SchoolNew YorkUSA

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