ganglion cell

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Noun1.ganglion cell - a nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system; "damage to ganglion cells in the retina may play a role in the development of glaucoma"
nerve cell, neuron - a cell that is specialized to conduct nerve impulses
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LHON is a rare maternally inherited mitochondrial genetic disease characterized by the degeneration of retinal ganglion cells that results in vision loss that can lead to legal blindness, and mainly affects adolescents and young adults.
Results: Histological analysis showed that there were fewer retinal ganglion cells (RGCs) and the inner nuclear layer (INL) became thinner in the diabetic model group (RGC 21.
It stimulates the photosensitive retinal ganglion cells, stimulates pupillary reflex and controls the circadian cycle.
Objective: Visual processing begins in the retina, With ~30 types of retinal ganglion cells (rgcs), Each encodes a specific visual modality, Such as edges or motion.
Raxone (idebenone), a synthetic short-chain benzoquinone and a cofactor for the enzyme NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase (NQO1), circumvents the complex I defect, reduces and scavenges ROS, restores cellular energy levels in retinal ganglion cells and promotes recovery of visual acuity.
Pigment epithelium-derived factor released by Muller glial cells exerts neuroprotective effects on retinal ganglion cells Neurochem Res 2012;37:1524-1533.
This artificial light activates photoreceptors called intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs), which suppresses melatonin.
In mice that are genetically prone to develop glaucoma, mitochondrial abnormalities were found in retinal ganglion cells before cellular degeneration was detectable.
1970) Algebraic summation of centre and surround inputs to retinal ganglion cells of the cat.
Rapid and coordinated processing of global motion images by local clusters of retinal ganglion cells Akihiro MATSUMOTO and Masao TACHIBANA
Stimulating axonal regeneration of mature retinal ganglion cells and overcoming inhibitory signaling.