Neurochemical specialisation of retinal neurons

23 April 2011
Written by Matveeva N.Yu.

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The author presents a concise overview of literature and her own studies on the neurochemical and typological heterogeneity of the retinal neurons and substantiates the important role of plurichemical principle of neurotransmission in arranging module‑like structure of retina, in the mechanisms of neuroplasticity and adaptation. As reported, the nitric oxide is responsible for maintaining these processes due to its central integrative function.

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N.Yu. Matveeva
Vladivostok State Medical University (2 Ostryakova Av. Vladivostok 690950 Russian Federation)

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