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Nat Neurosci. 1999 Oct;2(10):851-3.

Deciphering the retina's wiring diagram.

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Department of Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 123 Anatomy/Chemistry Bldg., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6058, USA. peter@retina.anatomy.upenn.edu.

Abstract

By simultaneously recording from retinal ganglion cells while stimulating a single cone, Chichilnisky and Baylor demonstrate that the strength of physiological connections within a retinal microcircuit is linearly proportional to the number of anatomically defined synapses.

PMID:
10491597
DOI:
10.1038/13142
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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