optic cup


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(embryology) a two-walled cuplike depression that develops into the pigmented and sensory layers of the retina

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The team has found that individual cells together form a primordial, cup-like structure--an "optic cup"--by sensing mechanical forces resulting from the deformation of the entire tissue.
suggested that size and shape of neuroretinal rim did not change in NAION patients contrary to POAG patients, in which the loss of neuroretinal rim and widening and deepening of the optic cup occurred (27).
"Superpixel Classification Based Optic Disc and Optic Cup Segmentation for Glaucoma Screening" - IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON MEDICAL IMAGING, 32: 6.
This approach has been extensively applied to generate organoids with complex morphology, such as the pituitary [7, 8], optic cup [17], feather buds [59], salivary gland [60], hair follicle [61, 62], gingival tissues [63], and tooth [64].
Alemany, "Automatic optic cup segmentation algorithm for retinal fundus images based on random forest classifier," in IEEE EUROCON 2015 - International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON), pp.
The shape of optic nerve can be visualized on a 3D display, which provides a significant advantage in terms of evaluating the depth distribution of the optic cup and neuroretinal rim.
Meanwhile, Yoshiki Sasai and colleagues at the RIKEN Centre for Developmental Biology in Kobe , reported that they had managed to induce human stem cells called "retinal precursor cells" to develop into a central component of the human eye called an optic cup.
In the article, the research team at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology and Sumitomo Chemical said, "We demonstrate that an optic cup structure can form by self-organization in human ESC culture."
During development, light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye, called the retina, forms from a structure known as the optic cup. In the new study, this structure spontaneously emerged from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs)-cells derived from human embryos that are capable of developing into a variety of tissues-thanks to the cell culture methods optimized by Sasai and his team.
During development, light-sensitive tissue lining the back of the eye, called the retina, forms from a structure known as the optic cup. In the new study, this structure spontaneously emerged from human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) -- cells derived from human embryos that are capable of developing into a variety of tissues -- thanks to the cell culture methods optimized by Sasai and his team.
At 29 hours, the optic vesicle, which later gives rise to the optic cup, was visible as an extension of the diencephalon.
The idea of turning iris cells into retinal cells arose from the fact that both arise from the same part of the "optic cup" in the developing foetus.
The vertebrate retina develops from a single layer of elongated cells--the optic cup neuroepithelium.
An area of pallor in the center marks a small depression called the optic cup.