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Independence of "on" and "off" responses of retinal ganglion cells.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1239079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Recordings of action potentials from retinal ganglion cells that are stimulated repetitively demonstrate two properties (i) variability introduced during the stimulus is not evident in the response that occurs at stimulus offset and (ii) variability in the ON response shows a different temporal structure than variability in the dark. Our findings demonstrate that these responses are generated independently.
Authors:
M W Levine; J M Shefner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  190     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1975 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-02-09     Completed Date:  1976-02-09     Revised Date:  2007-03-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1215-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Action Potentials*
Animals
Darkness
Goldfish
Humans
Light
Retina / cytology,  physiology*
Time Factors

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