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any small compartment

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Colocalization of GABA-immunoreactivity in neuropeptide- and monoamine-containing amacrine cells in the retina of Bufo marinus.
This was puzzling, because in chicks amacrine cells are the primary retinal cells that are regenerated after injury," Reh said.
In the normal retina (Figure 6(a)), anti-GABA antibody labels the inner plexiform layer (IPL), the amacrine cells located on the inner lamina of the INL, and the horizontal cells located on the outer lamina of the INL.
Dopamine is produced by a subset of amacrine cells in the retina and generally functions as an inhibitory neurotransmitter.
Instead of the the eye's bipolar, horizontal and amacrine cells, which process the information gathered by the rods and cones, the electronic retina has "signal transfer gates, memories, logic gates and driver circuits,' each on its own silicon layer.