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Light induced oscillations of the standing potential in achromatopsia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3492348     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In three children with achromatopsia light-induced oscillations of the standing potential and electroretinograms (ERGs) were recorded. A low drift direct current recording system was applied to monitor the changes of the standing potential under general anesthesia. In all children the scotopic ERG components were normal. No photopic components could be observed. The fast oscillations of the standing potential were normal under scotopic and photopic conditions. The light-induced slow increase of the standing potential displayed low amplitudes and normal peak latencies. The results of our study support earlier investigations suggesting that cone-mediated mechanisms in the retina contribute a significant component to the amplitude of the light peak in the electroretinogram.
A R Thaler; M R Lessel; P Heilig
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Documenta ophthalmologica. Advances in ophthalmology     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0012-4486     ISO Abbreviation:  Doc Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  1986 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-02-27     Completed Date:  1987-02-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370667     Medline TA:  Doc Ophthalmol     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  333-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Color Vision Defects / physiopathology*

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