Studies of visual function and its decay in mice with hereditary retinal degeneration.

@article{Drger1978StudiesOV,
  title={Studies of visual function and its decay in mice with hereditary retinal degeneration.},
  author={Ursula C. Dr{\"a}ger and David H. Hubel},
  journal={The Journal of comparative neurology},
  year={1978},
  volume={180 1},
  pages={85-114}
}
Functional implications of mouse hereditary retinal degeneration have been studied at the level of the superior colliculus and visual cortex in the C57BL/6J-le rd strain. On autoradiography at a light-microscopic level, following eye injection with radioactive compounds, central visual structures appeared normal. A slight reduction in ipsilateral retinal projection was probably related to reduced retinal pigmentation associated with the light ear (le) mutation. In recordings from visual cortex… CONTINUE READING

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