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A polyaxonal amacrine cell population in the primate retina.
(The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2014-03)
Amacrine cells are the most diverse and least understood cell class in the retina. Polyaxonal amacrine cells (PACs) are a unique subset identified by multiple long axonal processes. To explore their functional properties, ...
Efficient coding of spatial information in the primate retina.
(The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience, 2012-11)
Sensory neurons have been hypothesized to efficiently encode signals from the natural environment subject to resource constraints. The predictions of this efficient coding hypothesis regarding the spatial filtering properties ...
Retinal representation of the elementary visual signal.
The propagation of visual signals from individual cone photoreceptors through parallel neural circuits was examined in the primate retina. Targeted stimulation of individual cones was combined with simultaneous recording ...
Correlated firing among major ganglion cell types in primate retina.
(The Journal of physiology, 2011-01)
Retinal ganglion cells exhibit substantial correlated firing: a tendency to fire nearly synchronously at rates different from those expected by chance. These correlations suggest that network interactions significantly shape ...
Identification of a Retinal Circuit for Recurrent Suppression Using Indirect Electrical Imaging.
(Current biology : CB, 2016-08)
Understanding the function of modulatory interneuron networks is a major challenge, because such networks typically operate over long spatial scales and involve many neurons of different types. Here, we use an indirect electrical ...
Functional connectivity in the retina at the resolution of photoreceptors.
To understand a neural circuit requires knowledge of its connectivity. Here we report measurements of functional connectivity between the input and ouput layers of the macaque retina at single-cell resolution and the implications ...