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Receptive fields of directionally selective units in the optic nerve of the ground squirrel.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  5931459     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
These units responded vigorously to stimuli moving entirely across their receptive field centers in one direction (preferred) and not at all when the direction of motion was reversed (null). The directional selectivity was the result of an inhibitory mechanism which prevented responses to null movements. Surrounding each field center was a concentric antagonistic region produced by a second inhibitory mechanism.
Authors:
C R Michael
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Science (New York, N.Y.)     Volume:  152     ISSN:  0036-8075     ISO Abbreviation:  Science     Publication Date:  1966 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1966-07-23     Completed Date:  1966-07-23     Revised Date:  2011-11-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404511     Medline TA:  Science     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1092-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Animals
Electrophysiology
Optic Nerve / physiology*
Retina / physiology*
Rodentia / physiology*
Visual Fields

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