1. Schmidt M, Humphrey MF and Wässle H. (1987) Action and localization of acetylcholine in the cat retina. J Neurophysiol 58:997-1015 [Journal] .

NeuronCompartmentPropertyConnectivityNotes
Retina ganglion GLU cellDistal equivalent dendriteNicotinicStarburst amacrine cellsStarburst amacrine cells release a pulse of Ach onto ganglion cells dendrites (Masland RH et al, 1984 [rabbit]2 ). (Massey SC and Redburn DA, 1985 [rabbit]3 ). sobiv p217)(Linn DM et al, 1991 [rabbit]4 ). (Famiglietti EV, 1991 [rabbit]5 ). sobiv 242). This is excitatory (Schmidt M et al, 1987 [cat]1 ). (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv p217), boosting ganglion cell transients, increasing sensitivity to motion (Sterling P, 19987 ). sobiv p217). These nicotinic receptors desensitize rapidly (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv 242). Dendritic compartments not specified.
Retina ganglion GLU cellMiddle equivalent dendriteNicotinicStarburst amacrine cellsStarburst amacrine cells release a pulse of Ach onto ganglion cells dendrites (Masland RH et al, 1984 [rabbit]2 ). (Massey SC and Redburn DA, 1985 [rabbit]3 ). sobiv p217)(Linn DM et al, 1991 [rabbit]4 ). (Famiglietti EV, 1991 [rabbit]5 ). sobiv 242). This is excitatory (Schmidt M et al, 1987 [cat]1 ). (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv p217), boosting ganglion cell transients, increasing sensitivity to motion (Sterling P, 19987 ). sobiv p217). These nicotinic receptors desensitize rapidly (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv 242). Dendritic compartments not specified.
Retina ganglion GLU cellProximal equivalent dendriteNicotinicStarburst amacrine cellsStarburst amacrine cells release a pulse of Ach onto ganglion cells dendrites (Masland RH et al, 1984 [rabbit]2 ). (Massey SC and Redburn DA, 1985 [rabbit]3 ). sobiv p217)(Linn DM et al, 1991 [rabbit]4 ). (Famiglietti EV, 1991 [rabbit]5 ). sobiv 242). This is excitatory (Schmidt M et al, 1987 [cat]1 ). (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv p217), boosting ganglion cell transients, increasing sensitivity to motion (Sterling P, 19987 ). sobiv p217). These nicotinic receptors desensitize rapidly (Kaneda M et al, 1995 [cat]6 ). sobiv 242). Dendritic compartments not specified.

Classical References: first publications on each compartmental property; search PubMed for complete list
1.  Schmidt M, Humphrey MF and Wässle H. (1987) Action and localization of acetylcholine in the cat retina. J Neurophysiol 58:997-1015 [Journal] .
2.  Masland RH, Mills JW and Cassidy C. (1984) The functions of acetylcholine in the rabbit retina. Proc R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 223:121-39 [Journal] .
3.  Massey SC and Redburn DA. (1985) Light evoked release of acetylcholine in response to a single flash: cholinergic amacrine cells receive ON and OFF input. Brain Res 328:374-7.
4.  Linn DM, Blazynski C, Redburn DA and Massey SC. (1991) Acetylcholine release from the rabbit retina mediated by kainate receptors. J Neurosci 11:111-22.
5.  Famiglietti EV. (1991) Synaptic organization of starburst amacrine cells in rabbit retina: analysis of serial thin sections by electron microscopy and graphic reconstruction. J Comp Neurol 309:40-70 [Journal] .
6.  Kaneda M, Hashimoto M and Kaneko A. (1995) Neuronal nicotinic acetylcholine receptors of ganglion cells in the cat retina. Jpn J Physiol 45:491-508.
7.  Sterling P. (1998) The Synaptic Organization of the Brain, Shepherd G, ed. pp.205.