EurekaMag.com logo
+ Translate

The luminance and response range of monkey macaca mulatta retinal ganglion cells to white light


, : The luminance and response range of monkey macaca mulatta retinal ganglion cells to white light. Vision Research 22(2): 271-278

The responses of single retinal ganglion cells of the monkey [Macaca mulatta] to spot stimuli were recorded with extracellular microelectrodes. The stimulus was centered on the receptive field, adjusted in diameter to optimally excite the cell and incremented and decremented from the background level. The response range was defined as the difference between the maximum and minimum response amplitude evoked with a wide range of luminances. The difference in luminance between the luminances which evoked the maximum and minimum responses was defined as the luminance range for dynamic response. The response amplitude range and luminance range to white light were negatively correlated to one another for the population of cells studied in central vision. The phasic cells had smaller luminance ranges from dynamic responses and a greater response magnitude for small changes in luminance from background than the tonic cells.

(PDF 0-2 workdays service)

Accession: 006712370

Submit PDF Full Text: Here


Submit PDF Full Text

No spam - Every submission is manually reviewed

Due to poor quality, we do not accept files from Researchgate

Submitted PDF Full Texts will always be free for everyone
(We only charge for PDFs that we need to acquire)

Select a PDF file:
Close
Close

Related references

Hammon, R.W.; Scobey, R.P., 1982: The luminance and response range of monkey retinal ganglion cells to white light. The responses of single retinal ganglion cells of the monkey to spot stimuli were recorded with extracellular microelectrodes. The stimulus was centered on the receptive field, adjusted in diameter to optimally excite the cell and incremented and...

Nomura, T., 1972: Electron microscopic studies of the retinal ganglion cell: "subsurface cisterns" in retinal ganglion cells of human and crab-eating monkey (Macaca irus). Nippon Ganka Gakkai Zasshi 76(9): 794-801

Von Noorden, G.K.; Crawford, M.L.; Middleditch, P.R., 1977: Effect of lid suture on retinal ganglion cells in Macaca mulatta. Previous work has established the pronounced effect of unilateral lid suture during visual immaturity on cell growth in the lateral geniculate nucleus of cats, dogs and monkeys. Most investigators have reported the retinas to be grossly normal but...

Chen, X.; Wikler, K.C.; MacLeish, P.R., 2000: Cone properties of retinal margin cells in the monkey (Macaca mulatta). PURPOSE: To characterize a cell population in the monkey retinal margin that was labeled with a cone-specific antibody and to determine the presence of additional markers. METHODS: Retinal whole-mount preparations from infant and adult rhesus monk...

Perry V.H.; Cowey A., 1981: The morphological correlates of x like and y like retinal ganglion cells in the retina of monkeys macaca mulatta. The morphology of the ganglion cells of the monkey's retina was revealed by filling the cells with horseradish peroxidase from their cut axons in the optic nerve. This procedure gave much more consistent results than the Golgi method, was muc...

Wienrich M.; Zrenner E., 1982: Responses of color opponent retinal ganglion cells in rhesus monkey to moving chromatic and luminance edges. Pfluegers Archiv European Journal of Physiology 392(SUPPL): R48

Van Der Marel E.H.; Dagnelie G.; Spekreijse H., 1984: Subdurally recorded pattern and luminance evoked potentials in the alert rhesus monkey macaca mulatta. Two rhesus monkeys (M. mulatta) were trained to fixate a TV screen on which checkerboard and bar patterns could be presented. Stainless steel skull electrodes and electrode bundles under the dura, each containing 7 leads permitting 7 recording sit...

Tan, C.C.; Chao, S.Y.; Chang, C.S.; Liu, T.T., 1964: Radiation Genetics Of The Rhesus Monkey, Macaca Mulatta. Ii. The Effects Of X-Irradiation On The Spermatogenesis Of The Monkey, Macaca Mulatta. This paper presents the results of observations on the quantitative and morphological changes of the various types of cells in the testes of the monkey, Macaca mulatta, which were exposed to 200 r-units of X-irradiation. For the purpose of compari...

Guo, X-Yu.; Jin, L-Fang.; Ji, S-Hui.; Ji, W-Zhi., 2012: Rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) muller cells exhibit retinal stem/progenitor cell features in vitro. Recent evidences indicate that retinal muller cells exhibit retinal progenitor characteristics under certain condition in chick, rat and human. However, there is no report on nonhuman primate, a close relative to human. In this study, we first est...

Levick W.R.; Barlow H.B., 1968: Luminance signals from cat retinal ganglion cells abstract light and dark effects. Australian Journal of Experimental Biology & Medical Science 46(4): P-11