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Total number of rods in retina Human Homo sapiens 1.1e8-1.25e8 Unitless 105347 John Moran eye center...
Area of retina Human Homo sapiens 1094 mm^2 105340 John Moran eye center...
Thickness of retina Human Homo sapiens 80 to 320 figure - link μm 109683 John Moran eye center...
Flash sensitivity of rod cell in retina Mouse Mus musculus for dark-adapted cells 3.1±0.5×10^-1: after bleach 2.0±0.2×10^-3 pA/photon×µm^2 110984 Wang JS, Kefalov VJ....
Number of cones in retina Human Homo sapiens 4.6e+6 cone cells 108322 Arnadóttir J, Chalfie...
Diameter of macula (in retina) Human Homo sapiens 4 mm 100707 John Moran eye center...
Number of photoreceptors per retina Blowfly Calliphora vicina 35000 Unitless 103546 Laughlin SB, de Ruyter...
Photosensitivity of rod cell in retina Tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum rod 6.2×10^–9: cone 6.0×10^–9 µm^2 110985 Wang JS, Kefalov VJ....
Number of photoreceptors contained in ocellar retina Cockroach Periplaneta ~10,000 photoreceptors 117186 Mizunami M. Functional...
Total number of cones in retina Human Homo sapiens 6.4e+6 Unitless 105346 John Moran eye center...
Facts and figures concerning the human retina Human Homo sapiens Website link - link N/A 105341 John Moran eye center...
Number of rod cells in retina Human Homo sapiens 1e+9 rod cells 108321 Arnadóttir J, Chalfie...
Fraction of retina neurons that are ganglion cells Wallaby Setonix brachyurus 63 % 103619 Harman AM, Moore S. Number...
Ratio of NADPH to nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADP) in dark-adapted retina of rabbit and monkey Mammals 0.3 unitless 111398 Saari JC. Biochemistry...
Fraction of refractive power in eye that is accountable to cornea focusing light onto the retina Human Homo sapiens >2/3 of refractive power 117193 Koudouna E et al., Evolution...
Relation between visual angle and distance on retina without correction for shrinkage Human Homo sapiens One degree of visual angle/288µm on the retina N/A 105343 John Moran eye center...
Fraction of resting ATP consumption used by the retina alone Blowfly Calliphora vicina 10 % 111647 Harris JJ, Jolivet R...
Voltage difference between inside and outside of rod photoreceptor of retina caused by dark current Salamander ~-40 mV 111342 F. Rieke and D. A. Baylor...
Number of subtypes of retinal neurons Vertebrates ~60 subtypes 117170 Bloomfield SA, Völgyi...
Time for amplitude of cone early receptor potential to recover after illumination (half-life) Frog Rana pipiens 5 - 6 min 111400 Saari JC. Biochemistry...