Amacrine

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Amacrine cells are neurons found in the retina.

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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.

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  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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