Angular sensitivity of light and dark adapted locust retinula cells

@article{Wilson2004AngularSO,
  title={Angular sensitivity of light and dark adapted locust retinula cells},
  author={Martin A Wilson},
  journal={Journal of comparative physiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={97},
  pages={323-328}
}
Angular sensitivity functions for light and dark-adapted locust retinula cells have been measured. The angular sensitivity for light-adapted cells follows a Gaussian function but in the dark-adapted condition the measured function is broader than Gaussian at its base. Acceptance angles for light-adapted cells are 1.5°±0.2° (horizontal), 1.4°±0.1° (vertical) and for dark-adapted cells, 2.4°±0.5° (horizontal) and 2.5°±0.4° (vertical). These values are significantly smaller than those previously… CONTINUE READING

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