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The lobster optic lamina: I General organization

Hamori, J.; Horridge, George Adrian


Summary The lamina is 150-220 µ thick and has five layers: (a) ganglion cells (2nd-order neurons); (b) a thick-layered glial sheath; (c) more ganglion cells of the same kind; (d) columnar structures called optic cartridges, where retinula fibres terminate in inflated bags which are penetrated by numerous spines of the ganglion cell axons; and (e) a lower multilamellate layer of glial cells among which are neurosecretory cells with short centrifugal axons. Horizontal nerve fibres run along the...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 1966-06-01
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of cell science
Access Rights: Open Access


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