Dimensions of RIS (Rod inner Segment) in eye of old

Range 2.32 to 2.56 μm
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference R. W. Rodieck, The first steps in seeing, 1998 Sinauer associates, Inc. Photoreceptor inner and outer segments p.545 middle table
Primary Source Curcio CA, Millican CL, Allen KA, Kalina RE. Aging of the human photoreceptor mosaic: evidence for selective vulnerability of rods in central retina. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1993 Nov34(12):3278-96.PubMed ID8225863
Comments "Because the inner segments funnel the photons into the outer segment, these values are important in determining the photon catch, given the flux density of the incident photons."
Entered by Uri M
ID 109781