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Retinal Ganglion Cells MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Retinal Ganglion Cells
Tree Number(s)
A08.675.650.850.875
A09.371.729.831.875
A11.671.650.850.875
Unique ID
D012165
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012165
Scope Note
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.
NLM Classification #
WW 270
Previous Indexing
Retina (1966-1982)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under RETINA 1983-90
History Note
91(83); was see under RETINA 1983-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1982/04/28
Revision Date
2008/07/08
Retinal Ganglion Cells Preferred
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