Morphology and distribution of neurons in the retina of the American garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis.

  • Rita Wong
  • Published 1989 in The Journal of comparative neurology


It is confirmed that cone photoreceptors observed in flatmounts of the American garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis, retina correspond to the retinal mosaic viewed in the living eye (Land and Snyder, Vision Res. 11:105-114, '85). The garter snake has three major morphological types of cones; large single cones, small single cones, and double cones. The… (More)


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