Opponent Color Responses in Retinal Ganglion Cells

@article{Wagner1960OpponentCR,
  title={Opponent Color Responses in Retinal Ganglion Cells},
  author={Henry G. Wagner and Edward F. MacNichol and Myron L. Wolbarsht},
  journal={Science},
  year={1960},
  volume={131},
  pages={1314 - 1314}
}
The receptive fields of certain ganglion cells in the goldfish retina have been mapped. These fields are "off" center. "on-off" intermediate, and "on" periphery types. The excitatory process controlling the "on" response is stimulated maximally by green light; the "off" response process, inhibitory in nature, is stimulated maximally by red light. The two processes can be light adapted independently. 
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