ganglion cell

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Related to ganglion cell: bipolar cell, Ganglion cell layer
  • noun

Synonyms for ganglion cell

a nerve cell whose body is outside the central nervous system


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The drug acts as a neuro-protective agent and prevents apoptosis of retinal ganglion cells.
Raxone (idebenone), a synthetic short-chain benzoquinone and a cofactor for the enzyme NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase (NQO1), is capable of transferring electrons directly onto complex III of the mitochondrial electron transport chain, thereby circumventing the complex I defect, reducing and scavenging ROS and restoring cellular energy levels in retinal ganglion cells and promoting recovery of visual acuity.
Oxidative stress is an early event in hydrostatic pressure induced retinal ganglion cell damage.
During the experiment, researchers noticed a loss of thickness in both the inner nuclear layer (37 percent) and the retinal ganglion cell layer (49 percent) in the animals with the brain disease, compared to healthy mice.
Survival of Spiral Ganglion Cells in Profound Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Implications for Cochlear Implantation.
Slit2 is a repellent for retinal ganglion cell axons.
Reports of substantial retinal ganglion cell loss before identifiable visual field loss in glaucoma spurred a great deal of research into alternative diagnostic techniques for the condition, (45) in the form of functional tests (as described above) and measurements of retinal structure.
Each of the ~20 ganglion cell types composes its feature-extracting circuits from a specific set of bipolar cell input it receives.
The viruses come in a variety of packages that determine which types of cells they can infect, but no one has devised a package that will dock only with particular ganglion cell types.
His National Institutes of Health sponsored research has been aimed at developing new therapies for retinal ganglion cell regeneration.
Pyridoxal-5'-phosphate significantly prevented the ganglion cell loss and the reduction of thickness of the ganglion cell layer.
In another study, Altschuler et al found that BDNF and GDNF enhanced spiral ganglion cell survival, while a combination of BDNF and fibroblast growth factor induced peripheral process regrowth.
Given the vast complexity of the disease, we need researchers that are deeply knowledgeable about glaucoma and intimately familiar with the many different techniques required to study all aspects of glaucoma and the aging visual system: from functional test to anatomy, from gene to ganglion cell, from retina to brain.
The researchers hope that future studies using this paradigm will help ophthalmologists better understand the relationship between risk of falls and retinal ganglion cell loss in people with glaucoma.
In their study, the researchers looked at the thickness of the retina, including the inner nuclear layer (not previously study in this setting) and the retinal ganglion cell layer.