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Retinal Ganglion Cells

"Retinal Ganglion Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Neurons of the innermost layer of the retina, the internal plexiform layer. They are of variable sizes and shapes, and their axons project via the OPTIC NERVE to the brain. A small subset of these cells act as photoreceptors with projections to the SUPRACHIASMATIC NUCLEUS, the center for regulating CIRCADIAN RHYTHM.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retinal Ganglion Cells" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retinal Ganglion Cells" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 465 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 37 publications in 2018
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