Dying to entrain: Regulating ipRGC spacing

Filipe Pinto-Teixeira, Claude Desplan

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In a recent issue of Neuron, Chen et al. (2013) show that apoptosis is required to ensure the even distribution of a class of retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs), which sense luminance both intrinsically and through input from rods and cones. Disrupting apoptosis impairs photoentrainment mediated by rods/cones, but not that mediated by ipRGC-expressed melanopsin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)338-340
Number of pages3
JournalDevelopmental Cell
Issue number4
StatePublished - Feb 25 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • Developmental Biology
  • Cell Biology


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