The Zebrafish Eye: Developmental and Genetic Analysis

  • Stephen S. EasterJr.
  • Jarema J. Malicki
Part of the Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation book series (RESULTS, volume 40)


The eye is a complex organ in which different tissues cooperate to form an optical image, to transduce the image into an array of neural messages, to analyze the messages, and to transmit them to the brain. All but the first of these functions occur in the retina, which is the main subject of this review.


Ganglion Cell Outer Segment Photoreceptor Cell Ganglion Cell Layer Outer Nuclear Layer 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stephen S. EasterJr.
    • 1
  • Jarema J. Malicki
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental BiologyUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA
  2. 2.Dept. of OphthalmologyHarvard Medical SchoolBostonUSA

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