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Retina photoreceptor S cone cell

Name: Retina photoreceptor S cone cell
Description: Photoreceptor with peak spectral sensitivity at 420 nanometers, i.e. relatively short wavelengths ("S") mediating blue color, compared with green (M for medium) and L (for red) cones.
Synonym(s): Retina photoreceptor cone S
Has role: Intrinsic neuron role
Super-category: Retina photoreceptor cone cell
*Id: nlx_cell_100211
Organism: Vertebrata
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Soma Specific Properties

Cell Soma Shape: Spherical
Cell Soma Size: Small soma
Soma Location: retina photoreceptor layer

Dendrite Specific Properties

Dendrite location: retina photoreceptor 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: retina outer plexiform layer
Location of local axon arborization: NA

Intrinsic Properties

Neurotransmitter released: Glutamate
Molecular constituents: retina photoreceptor cone S rhodopsin


Notes

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Facts about Retina photoreceptor S cone cellRDF feed
AxonMyelinationunmyelinated  +
AxonProjectionLateralityipsilateral  +
BranchingMetricsunipolar  +
CellSomaShapeCategory:Spherical   +
CellSomaSizeSmall soma  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefinitionPhotoreceptor with peak spectral sensitivity at 420 nanometers, i.e. relatively short wavelengths ("S") mediating blue color, compared with green (M for medium) and L (for red) cones.
DendriteLocationRetina photoreceptor outer segment layer  +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
Has roleIntrinsic neuron role  +
Idnlx_cell_100211  +
LabelRetina photoreceptor S cone cell  +
Located inRetina photoreceptor layer  +
LocationOfAxonArborizationRetina outer plexiform layer  +
LocationOfLocalAxonArborizationNA  +
ModifiedDate29 March 2013  +
MolecularConstituentsRetina photoreceptor cone S rhodopsin  +
NeurotransmitterGlutamate  +
OriginOfAxonsoma  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki.Petilla neuron  +
SpeciesVertebrata  +
SpineDensityOnDendritesSmooth  +
SuperCategoryRetina photoreceptor cone cell  +
SynonymRetina photoreceptor cone S  +