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Disconjugate ocular motor adaptation in rhesus monkey.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1604836     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a model for inducing disconjugate, orbital-position dependent, ocular motor adaptation in the rhesus monkey. Animals wore a combination of laterally-displacing prisms placed in front of one eye calling for a discrete change in ocular alignment when the eyes reached particular orbital positions. After wearing the prism combination the animals developed adaptive changes both in static alignment during fixation and in dynamic alignment during eye movements. These changes persisted with only one eye viewing and so became independent of the immediate presence of disparity cues. There were, however, imperfections in the adaptive responses; the changes in the innervation were gradual across the prism edge, not abrupt as required. This finding may reflect inherent limitations in the capability for disconjugate adaptation.
Authors:
A Oohira; D S Zee
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vision research     Volume:  32     ISSN:  0042-6989     ISO Abbreviation:  Vision Res.     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-07-16     Completed Date:  1992-07-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417402     Medline TA:  Vision Res     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  489-97     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Ocular / physiology*
Animals
Eye Movements / physiology*
Macaca mulatta
Saccades / physiology
Time Factors
Vision, Monocular / physiology
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
EY0-1849/EY/NEI NIH HHS

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