Journal article

immunocytochemical development of the guinea pig retina

M Loeliger, S Rees

EXPERIMENTAL EYE RESEARCH | ACADEMIC PRESS LTD- ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2005

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to establish the neurochemical profile of amacrine and horizontal cells during ontogeny in the guinea pig, a precocial species where significant retinal development occurs prenatally as opposed to altricial species where development largely occurs postnatally. The expression of neurochemical markers of horizontal cells and specific amacrine cell populations was investigated from 20 days of gestation (dg, term approximately 67 dg) to adulthood. Amacrine cell populations were identified immunohistochemically using antibodies to gamma-amino-butyric acid, cholineacetyltransferase, calbindin, calretinin, neuronal nitric oxide synthetase and tyrosine hydroxylase; h..

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