Functional Studies on Enkephalin- and Somatostatin-Immunoreactive Amacrine Cells in the Chicken Retina

  • I. G. Morgan
  • T. J. Millar
  • I. Ishimoto
  • M. Boelen
  • M. Dowton
  • I. W. Chubb
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Prominent amongst the neuropeptide-immunoreactive cells of the chicken retina are populations which contain enkephalin-immunoreactive (EI) material (Brecha et al. 1979; Tornqvist et al. 1981; Fukuda 1982; Ishimoto et al. 1983; Millar et al. 1984; Watt et al. 1984; Watt et al. 1985a) or somatostatin-immunoreactive (SI) material (Brecha et al, 1981; BuckerfieId et al. 1981; Tornqvist et al. 1981; Fukuda 1982).


Ganglion Cell Amacrine Cell Kynurenic Acid Inner Plexiform Layer Photopic Condition 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. G. Morgan
    • 1
  • T. J. Millar
    • 1
    • 3
  • I. Ishimoto
    • 1
    • 3
  • M. Boelen
    • 2
  • M. Dowton
    • 2
  • I. W. Chubb
    • 2
  1. 1.Centre for Visual Sciences, and Visual Sciences Group, Research School of Biological SciencesAustralian National UniversityActonUSA
  2. 2.Neuroscience Research Unit, Department of BiologyUniversity of WollongongAustralia
  3. 3.Save Sight and Eye Health Institute Department of OphthalmologySydney Eye Hospital, Sir John Young CrescentWoolloomoolooAustralia (TJM)

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