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Category:Retina ganglion cell
Abbrev RGC  +
AxonMyelination myelinated  +
AxonProjectionLaterality bilateral  +
BranchingMetrics multipolar  +
CellSomaShape Category:Spherical   +
CellSomaSize Large soma  +
Comment Spontaneous bursting generally during development during specified periods. Some RGCs are intrinsically photosensitive (ipRGCs) through expression of melanopsin.
Created 5 September 2007  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
Definition The main principal neuron of the retina, w The main principal neuron of the retina, whose axon projects to several sites in the brain: lateral geniculate nucleus on the pathway to visual cortex, superior colliculus and suprachiasmatic nucleus. It receives input from bipolar cells, and has synaptic inputs rom bipolar cells, and has synaptic inputs
ExampleImage Retina ganglion cell.gif +
Has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Id nifext_17  +
Label Retina ganglion cell  +
Located in Retina +, Retina ganglion cell layer +
LocationOfAxonArborization Suprachiasmatic nucleus +, Brachium of superior colliculus +, Superior colliculus +, Lateral geniculate nucleus +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 9 March 2012 01:22:13  +
ModifiedDate 9 March 2012  +
Neurotransmitter Glutamate +
NeurotransmitterReceptors AMPA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +, GABA A-gated anionic channel +, GABA C-gated anionic channel +, Kainate glutamate-gated cationic channel +, NMDA-type glutamate-gated cationic channel +, Glycine-gated chloride channel +, Acetylcholine-gated channel (nicotinic) +
OriginOfAxon soma  +
Page has default formThis property is a special property in this wiki. Petilla neuron  +
Species Vertebrata +
SpineDensityOnDendrites Smooth +
SuperCategory Neuron  +
Synonym Retinal Ganglion Neuron  +, Retinal ganglion cell  +
Categories Neuron
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