Amacrine Cells

  • Published27 Aug 2020
  • Author Calli McMurray
  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Amacrine cells fine tune electrical signaling in the retina.

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Kolb, H., Fernandez, E., & Nelson, R. (2007). Part II: Anatomy and Physiology of the retina. In Webvision: The organization of the retina and visual system. Bethesda, MD: National Library of Medicine (US). Retrieved from:

Lagnado, L. (1998). Retinal processing: Amacrine cells keep it short and sweet. Current Biology, 8(17). doi:10.1016/s0960-9822(98)70385-9

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