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Curr Biol. 2014 Feb 17;24(4):R155-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.12.045.

Visual circuits: mouse retina no longer a level playing field.

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1
Department of Neurosciences, Neurobiology Section in the Division of Biological Sciences and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA. Electronic address: odhande@ucsd.edu.
2
Department of Neurosciences, Neurobiology Section in the Division of Biological Sciences and the Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA. Electronic address: ahuberman@ucsd.edu.

Abstract

Unlike humans, monkeys, or carnivores, mice are thought to lack a retinal subregion devoted to high-resolution vision; systematic analysis has now shown that mice encode visual space non-uniformly, increasing their spatial sampling of the binocular visual field.

PMID:
24556437
PMCID:
PMC4086725
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2013.12.045
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