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'''Amacrine cells''' are neurons found in the retina.
 
 
'''Amacrine cell''' is a neuron in what type of animal (Species name or phylum).
 
 
== NS neuron ==
 
== NS neuron ==
 
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Amacrine cells are [[interneurons]] found in the retina1.  They are part of the [[inner plexiform layer]], a section of the retina in which [[bipolar neurons]] communicate with amacrine cells and [[ganglion cells]]2Amacrine cells serve to integrate for ganglion cells the signals coming from bipolar neurons1.  
  
 
'''Neuronal Type:''' Sensory Neuron, Motor Neuron, local interneuron, projection neuron, etc...
 
'''Neuronal Type:''' Sensory Neuron, Motor Neuron, local interneuron, projection neuron, etc...

Revision as of 01:47, 30 August 2009

Amacrine cells are neurons found in the retina.

NS neuron

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Amacrine cells are interneurons found in the retina1. They are part of the inner plexiform layer, a section of the retina in which bipolar neurons communicate with amacrine cells and ganglion cells2. Amacrine cells serve to integrate for ganglion cells the signals coming from bipolar neurons1.

Neuronal Type: Sensory Neuron, Motor Neuron, local interneuron, projection neuron, etc...

Anatomy

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  • Where is the Cell body located?
  • What is the axon projection pattern?
  • How many neurons of this type are there in the nervous system?

Molecular profile

  • Neurotransmitter: ____________
  • Unique molecular markers: ______________

Physiology

Does the neuron have particular physiological properties that make it unique?

Synaptic Connections

Synaptic Inputs

What neurons or brain areas does this neuron get input from?

Synaptic Outputs

What neurons or brain areas does this neuron output onto?

Spiking properties

Does the neuron exhibit characteristic firing properties? Silent at Rest, Tonic Spiker, Burster, non-spiking

Behavior

What type of behaviors is this neuron involved with?

References

  1. Author1 FM,Author2 FM (year) Title, Journal, vol: pages. PMID.
  2. Author1 FM,Author2 FM (year) Title, Journal, vol: pages. PMID.


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