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Morphology of Retinal Ganglion Cells in the Ferret (Mustela putorius furo)

Isayama, Tomoki; O'Brien, Brendan; Ugalde, Irma; Muller, Jay; Frenz, Aaron; Aurora, Vikas; Tsiaras, William; Berson, David


The ferret is the premiere mammalian model of retinal and visual system development, but the spectrum and properties of its retinal ganglion cells are less well understood than in another member of the Carnivora, the domestic cat. Here, we have extensively surveyed the dendritic architecture of ferret ganglion cells and report that the classification scheme previously developed for cat ganglion cells can be applied with few modifications to the ferret retina. We confirm the presence of alpha...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Comparative Neurology
DOI: 10.1002/cne.22145


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