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Adaptation of the central retina for high acuity vision: Cones, the fovea and the avascular zone

Provis, Jan; Dubis, Adam M; Maddess, Ted; Carroll, Joseph


Presence of a fovea centralis is directly linked to molecular specification of an avascular area in central retina, before the fovea (or 'pit') begins to form. Modelling suggests that mechanical forces, generated within the eye, initiate formation of a pi

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Progress in Retinal and Eye Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.preteyeres.2013.01.005


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