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Early retinal development in the zebrafish, Danio rerio: Light and electron microscopic analyses
Although development is initially more advanced within the ventronasal region between 50 and 60 hpf, development across the retina rapidly equilibrates such that it is relatively comparable within all quadrants of the central retina by 70 hpf.
Organization of the primate retina: electron microscopy
The retinae of monkey and man have been studied by electron microscopy to identify cell types, their processes and synaptic contacts, and a model of the retina, based on the described anatomy, is presented and correlated with ganglion cell physiology.
Organization of the retina of the mudpuppy, Necturus maculosus. II. Intracellular recording.
The intracellularly recorded response characteristics of each type of neuron in a vertebrate retina are described, and the response of each neuron to the responses of those neurons to which it is synaptically coupled are related.
Functional, chemical, and morphological data obtained in the rat indicated two main processes: (a) overproduction of rhodopsin and an associated abnormal lamellar tissue component, (b) progressive loss of photoreceptor cells.
Early‐eye morphogenesis in the zebrafish, Brachydanio rerio
Because of the two rotations of the eye during early morphogenesis, particularly the later one, the anterior‐posterior orientation of the emerging optic primordium ultimately becomes the ventral‐dorsal axis of the completed eyecup.
Zebrafish: A model system for the study of eye genetics
Zebrafish ultraviolet visual pigment: absorption spectrum, sequence, and localization.
A cDNA clone that hybridizes to short single cone cells in the zebrafish is sequenced that is unique in possessing a lysine residue at position 126, which may account for the UV-sensitivity of the pigment.
The Retina: An Approachable Part of the Brain
The clarity of writing and illustration that made The Retina a book of choice for a quarter century among graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, vision researchers, and teachers of upper-level courses on vision is retained in Dowling's new easy-to-read Revised Edition.
Behavioral screening for cocaine sensitivity in mutagenized zebrafish
  • T. Darland, J. Dowling
  • Biology, Psychology
    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 11 September 2001
It is reported that zebrafish exhibit cocaine-induced conditioned place preference and performance profiles in secondary behavioral screens measuring visual dark-adaptation and learning suggest that the defects were the result of mutations in distinct genes that affect dopaminergic signaling in the retina and brain.
A behavioral screen for isolating zebrafish mutants with visual system defects.
It is concluded that noa larvae have a functional defect in the outer retina, whereas theouter retina of poa larvae is likely to be normal.