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Retina photoreceptor M cone cell

Name: Retina photoreceptor M cone cell
Description: Photoreceptor with peak spectral sensitivity at 550 nanometers, i.e. relatively medium wavelengths ("M") mediating green color, compared with blue (S for short) and red (L for long) cones.
Synonym(s): M-cone cell, Retina photoreceptor cone M
Has role: Intrinsic neuron role
Super-category: Retina photoreceptor cone cell
Id: nifext_27
Organism: Mammal
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Soma Specific Properties

Cell Soma Shape: Spherical
Cell Soma Size: Small soma
Soma Location: Retina outer nuclear layer

Dendrite Specific Properties

Dendrite location: Retina outer segment layer
Spine density on dendrites: Smooth
Branching type: unipolar

Axon Specific Properties

Axon myelination: unmyelinated
Axon projection laterality: ipsilateral
Origin of axon: soma
Location of distant axon arborization: NA
Location of local axon arborization: Outer plexiform layer

Intrinsic Properties

Neurotransmitter released: Glutamate
Neurotransmitter receptors: Unknown


Category:Sensory reception role

Notes

This page uses this default form:Petilla_neuron



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Facts about Retina photoreceptor M cone cellRDF feed
AxonMyelinationunmyelinated  +
AxonProjectionLateralityipsilateral  +
BranchingMetricsunipolar  +
CellSomaShapeCategory:Spherical   +
CellSomaSizeSmall soma  +
Created5 September 2007  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionPhotoreceptor with peak spectral sensitivity at 550 nanometers, i.e. relatively medium wavelengths ("M") mediating green color, compared with blue (S for short) and red (L for long) cones.
DendriteLocationRetina outer segment layer  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Has functional roleSensory reception role  +
Has roleIntrinsic neuron role  +
Idnifext_27  +
LabelRetina photoreceptor M cone cell  +
Located inRetina outer nuclear layer  +
LocationOfAxonArborizationNA  +
LocationOfLocalAxonArborizationOuter plexiform layer  +
ModifiedDate11 August 2013  +
NeurotransmitterGlutamate  +
NeurotransmitterReceptorsUnknown  +
OriginOfAxonsoma  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesMammal  +
SpineDensityOnDendritesSmooth  +
SuperCategoryRetina photoreceptor cone cell  +
SynonymM-cone cell  +, and Retina photoreceptor cone M  +