Dark rate of discrete noise events in rod

Value 0.0063 sec^-1
Organism Macaque Macaca fascicularis
Reference Baylor DA, Nunn BJ, Schnapf JL. The photocurrent, noise and spectral sensitivity of rods of the monkey Macaca fascicularis. J Physiol. 1984 Dec357: 575-607. p.604 2nd paragraphPubMed ID6512705
Method Recording membrane current from single outer segments projecting from small pieces of retina.
Comments This is comparable to the psychophysical 'dark light' of about 0.01s^-1 (Aguilar & Stiles, 1954 Barlow, 1977)
Entered by Uri M
ID 107389