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Michael Hucka hucka at eecs.umich.edu
Mon Jun 12 13:00:10 EST 1995


>>>>> On 12 Jun 95, lars.thomsen at dkb.dk (LARS THOMSEN) wrote:

  LT> I was wondering if any one remembered good examples of sensory
  LT> neurones with the cell bodies close to the location of the stimulus.

One example is in the rods and cones in mammalian retinas -- the cell bodies
are very near the receptive region of the neurons, and in fact the stimulus
passes *through* the bodies, because of the way the cells face away from the
direction of the light entering the eye.
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 Mike Hucka                                   E-MAIL: michael.hucka at umich.edu
 University of Michigan AI Lab   <URL: http://ai.eecs.umich.edu/people/hucka/>



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