Activation of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors elicits pigment granule dispersion in retinal pigment epithelium isolated from bluegill

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Crittenden Elizabeth L; González Alfredo; García Dana M;
  • Publisher: BioMed Central
  • Journal: BMC Neuroscience, volume 5, pages 23-23 (issn: 1471-2202, eissn: 1471-2202)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC499547, doi: 10.1186/1471-2202-5-23
  • Subject: muscarinic receptors | light-adaptation | Research Article | Neurosciences. Biological psychiatry. Neuropsychiatry | RPE | RC321-571 | Neurophysiology and neuropsychology | QP351-495 | retinomotor movements | pigment granule dispersion
    mesheuropmc: sense organs

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>In fish, melanin pigment granules in the retinal pigment epithelium disperse into apical projections as part of the suite of responses the eye makes to bright light conditions. This pigment granule dispersion serves to reduce photobl... View more
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