The spatial arrangement of cones in the primate fovea

@article{Mollon1992TheSA,
  title={The spatial arrangement of cones in the primate fovea},
  author={John D. Mollon and James K. Bowmaker},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1992},
  volume={360},
  pages={677-679}
}
THE retinae of Old World primates contain three classes of light-sensitive cone, which exhibit peak absorption in different spectral regions1–4. But how are the different types of cone arranged in the hexagonal mosaic of the fovea? This question has often been answered with artists' impressions5–7, but never with direct measurements. Staining for antibodies specific to the short-wave photopigment has revealed a sparse, semiregular array of cones8; but nothing is known about the arrangement of… 

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