The ON and OFF channels of the mammalian visual system

The ON and OFF channels of the mammalian visual system 1350-9463(95)00009-7 CHAPTER 9 Peter H. Schiller Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA CONTENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introduction ................................................................................................................................................. Origins of the ON and OFF Systems in the Retina ................................................................................... The Receptive Field Organization of the ON and OFF Ganglion Cells .................................................. Retinal Anatomy of the ON and OFF Systems .......................................................................................... Physiological Studies Using 2-Amino-4-phosphonobutyrate (APB) ....................................................... 5.1. The Effects of APB on the Responses of Single Cells in the Mammal ........................................... 5.2. The Effects of APB on the ON/OFF Cells ........................................................................................ 6. 7. 8. 5.3. The Effects of APB on the Electroretinogram .................................................................................. The Connections of the Rods with the ON and OFF Systems ................................................................. Behavioral Studies using APB ................................................................................................................... The Midget and Parasol Systems ............................................................................................................... 173 174 175 175 176 177 178 178 179 180 181 9. The Accessory Optic System ..................................................................................................................... 186 10. Other Parallel Systems Originating in the Retina ..................................................................................... 187 11. Visual Adaptation and the ON and OFF Systems ..................................................................................... 188 12. The ON and OFF System and Color Perception ....................................................................................... 190 13. Evolutionary Considerations ...................................................................................................................... 192 14. Summary ..................................................................................................................................................... 192 References .......................................................................................................................................................... 193 1. I N T R O D U C T http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Progress in Retinal and Eye Research Elsevier

The ON and OFF channels of the mammalian visual system

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Copyright © 1995 Elsevier Ltd
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1350-9463(95)00009-7 CHAPTER 9 Peter H. Schiller Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA CONTENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Introduction ................................................................................................................................................. Origins of the ON and OFF Systems in the Retina ................................................................................... The Receptive Field Organization of the ON and OFF Ganglion Cells .................................................. Retinal Anatomy of the ON and OFF Systems .......................................................................................... Physiological Studies Using 2-Amino-4-phosphonobutyrate (APB) ....................................................... 5.1. The Effects of APB on the Responses of Single Cells in the Mammal ........................................... 5.2. The Effects of APB on the ON/OFF Cells ........................................................................................ 6. 7. 8. 5.3. The Effects of APB on the Electroretinogram .................................................................................. The Connections of the Rods with the ON and OFF Systems ................................................................. Behavioral Studies using APB ................................................................................................................... The Midget and Parasol Systems ............................................................................................................... 173 174 175 175 176 177 178 178 179 180 181 9. The Accessory Optic System ..................................................................................................................... 186 10. Other Parallel Systems Originating in the Retina ..................................................................................... 187 11. Visual Adaptation and the ON and OFF Systems ..................................................................................... 188 12. The ON and OFF System and Color Perception ....................................................................................... 190 13. Evolutionary Considerations ...................................................................................................................... 192 14. Summary ..................................................................................................................................................... 192 References .......................................................................................................................................................... 193 1. I N T R O D U C T

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Progress in Retinal and Eye ResearchElsevier

Published: Jan 1, 1995

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