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Bipolar cells

Bipolar cell

(Science: cell biology, physiology) a class of retinal interneurons, named after their morphology, that receive input from the photoreceptors and send it to the ganglion cells.

bipolar cells are nonspiking, their response to light is evenly graded and shows lateral inhibition.


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White shirts washed in blue seem brighter

Well, bipolar cells are biological cells. Am I wrong?

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by arbuzas
Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: White shirts washed in blue seem brighter
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White shirts washed in blue seem brighter

... blue, will look brighter, thus whiter. I heard that it has to do with bipolar cells (Wh, Y B and R G) responses. If we put them in 3D plane, then vector's module is longer ...

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by arbuzas
Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:01 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
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organelles (both plant and animal)

the function of centrioles is still unknown. plant cells lack them, and if you distroy them using a microlaser in an animal cell, ... even without a centrosome at all, by the formation of what is known as a bipolar spindle. i am not saying that centrioles have no function. the probably ...

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by MrMistery
Mon Apr 16, 2007 11:07 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: organelles (both plant and animal)
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The Fiber Disease

... said that I had worms in my skin. The doctor said that they were skin cells. When I asked him how hundreds of skin cells would all rise up through ... acquired, he noted that I might have factitious disorder and underlying bipolar disorder. When I got my medical records from him, he did not include ...

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by 1arrow
Tue Jul 18, 2006 4:04 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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eye

... I just wanted to ask a question regarding how the rods and cone cells pick up light. Is it right that the light has to pass the ganglion and bipolar cells then it reaches the cones and rod cells? then then impulse is triggered and ...

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by Ilyaas
Sat Dec 03, 2005 8:52 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: eye
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