Number of cones in retina

Value 4.6e+6 cone cells
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Arnadóttir J, Chalfie M. Eukaryotic mechanosensitive channels. Annu Rev Biophys. 2010 39: 111-37. p.112 right column top paragraphPubMed ID20192782
Primary Source Curcio CA, Sloan KR, Kalina RE, Hendrickson AE. Human photoreceptor topography. J Comp Neurol. 1990 Feb 22 292(4):497-523.PubMed ID2324310
Comments "...the human retina has 10^9 rod cells and 4.6 million cones (primary source)."
Entered by Uri M
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