In article <1lvjs7$kbc at info2.rus.uni-stuttgart.de> schnoerr at ipesun.rus.uni-stuttgart.de (Claudius Schnoerr) writes:
>>can someone direct me to some literature about the nerve structure of
>the eye of higher animals (cat, monkey, human)?
>>I'd like to know how many photoreceptors an eye has, their density
>distributions and the number of nerve connections with the brain.
Herr Dr. Schnoerr:
I tried to e-mail you, but it bounced.
The book you want is "The Retina: An Approachable Part of the Brain",
by John Dowling. Research articles by Koh,C. and Sherman, M. will be
I can send more info if you e-mail _me_ so we can get this address
problem straight. (Sorry to the rest of the networld for having to
Jim Hutchins  E-Mail: jbh at anat.umsmed.edu
Dept of Anatomy 
Univ Mississippi Med Ctr