horizontal cell

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horizontal cell

A neuron of the inner nuclear layer of the retina. The axons of these cells run horizontally and connect various parts of the retina.
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Researchers at the Scripps Research Institute in California, US, focused on amacrine and horizontal cells in mice two types of neuron involved in the visual signalling pathway.
In the PNAS article, they demonstrated a nearly two-fold variation in the number of interneurons called horizontal cells.
Using a laboratory mouse model lacking the Prox1 gene, the researchers initially found that the gene was necessary for proper development of a layer of cells in the retina called horizontal cells.
We found that Prox1 directs progenitor cells that will become the horizontal cells to stop multiplying so there will be only a limited number of these neurons," Dyer said.
THE ROLE OF GAMMA AMINO BUTYRIC ACID IN SYNAPTOGENESIS BETWEEN HORIZONTAL CELLS AND PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS IN THE MAMMALIAN RETINA.
Grids were constructed in the 1-2-3 worksheet session by storing a string of keyboard symbols (such as =, -, or *) in consecutive horizontal cells (rows) and a broken vertical line keyboard symbol in consecutive vertical cells (columns).
The team of neuroscientists shows that retinal horizontal cells, which are nerve cells once thought only to talk to neighboring nerve cells and not even to the brain, are light sensitive themselves.

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