Publications

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Year 2010

Thyagarajan S., van Wyk, M., Lehmann, K., Löwel, S., Feng, G. and Wässle, H. (2010) Visual function in mice with photoreceptor degeneration and transgenic expression of channelrhodopsin 2 in ganglion cells. J. Neurosci. 30, 8745-8758.

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Year 2009

Wässle, H., Heinze, L., Ivanova, E., Majumdar, S., Weiss, J., Harvey, R.J. and Haverkamp, S. (2009) Glycinergic transmission in the mammalian retina. Front. Mol. Neurosci. 2009; 2: 6 Epub 2009 Jul 9.

Majumdar, S., Weiss, J. and Wässle, H. (2009) Glycinergic input of widefield, displaced amacrine cells of the mouse retina. J. Physiol. 587.15, 3831-3849.

van Wyk, M., Taylor, W.R. and Wässle, H. (2009) Receptive-field properties of ON- and OFF- ganglion cells in the mouse retina. Vis. Neurosci. 26, 293-308.

Haverkamp, S., Inta, D., Monyer, H. and Wässle, H. (2009) Expression analysis of green fluorescent protein in retinal neurons of four transgenic mouse lines. Neuroscience 21, 126-139.

Wässle, H., Puller, C., Müller, F. and Haverkamp, S. (2009) Cone contacts, mosaics and territories of bipolar cells in the mouse retina. J. Neurosci. 29, 106-117.

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Year 2008

Majumdar, S., Wässle, H., Jusuf, P.R. and Haverkamp, S. (2008) Mirror-symmetrical populations of wide-field amacrine cells of the macaque monkey retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 508, 13-27.

Haverkamp, S., Specht, D., Majumdar, S., Zaidi, N.F., Brandstätter, J.H., Wasco, W., Wässle, H. and tom Dieck, S. (2008) Type 4 OFF cone bipolar cells of the mouse retina express calsenilin and contact cones as well as rods. J. Comp. Neurol. 507, 1087-1101.

Wässle, H. (2008) Decomposing a Cone's Output (Parallel Processing). In: Masland R.H., Albright, T. (Eds.) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference, Vol. I Vision I, Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 313-340.

Weiss, J., O'Sullivan, G.A., Heinze, L., Chen H.-X. and Wässle, H. (2008) Glycinergic input of small-field amacrine cells in the retinas of wildtype and glycine receptor deficient mice. Mol. Cell. Neurosci. 37, 40-55.

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Year 2007

Wässle, H. (2007) Das Auge- Fenster zum Gehirn. In: G. Schrenk (Edt.) Pattern Project: Ornament - Spiegel subatomarer Welten?, Gertrud Schrenk, Wishbone Mannheim, pp. 105-113.

Majumdar, S., Heinze, L., Haverkamp, S., Ivanova, E. and Wässle, H. (2007) Glycine receptors of A-type ganglion cells of the mouse retina. Vis. Neurosci. 24, 471-487.

Frazao, R., Nogueira, M.I. and Wässle, H. (2007) Colocalization of synaptic GABAC-receptors with GABAA-receptors and glycine-receptors in the rodent central nervous system. Cell Tissue Res. 330, 1-15.

Heinze, L., Harvey, R.J., Haverkamp, S. and Wässle, H. (2007) Diversity of glycine receptors in the mouse retina: localization of the a4 subunit. J. Comp. Neurol. 500, 693-707.

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Year 2006

Wässle, H., Regus-Leidig, H. and Haverkamp, S. (2006) Expression of the vesicular glutamate transporter vGluT2 in a subset of cones of the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 496, 544-555.

Dumitrescu, O.N., Protti, D.A., Majumdar, S., Zeilhofer, H.U. and Wässle, H. (2006) Ionotropic glutamate receptors of amacrine cells of the mouse retina. Vis. Neurosci. 23, 79-90.

Ivanova, E., Müller, U. and Wässle, H. (2006) Characterization of the glycinergic input to bipolar cells of the mouse retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 23, 350-364.

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Year 2005

Protti, D.A., Flores-Herr, N., Li, W., Massey, S.C. and Wässle, H. (2005) Light signaling in scotopic conditions in the rabbit, mouse and rat retina: a physiological and anatomical study. J. Neurophysiol. 93, 3479-3488.

Haverkamp, S., Wässle, H., Duebel, J., Kuner, T., Augustine, G.J., Feng, G. and Euler, T. (2005) The primordial, blue-cone color system of the mouse retina. J. Neurosci. 25, 5438-5445.

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Year 2004

Kalloniatis, M, Sun. D., Foster, L., Haverkamp, S., and Wässle, H. (2004) Localization of NMDA receptor subunits and mapping NMDA drive within the mammalian retina. Vis. Neurosci. 21, 587-597.

Wässle, H. (2004) Parallel processing in the mammalian retina. Nat. Rev. Neurosci. 5, 747-757.

Haverkamp, S., Müller, U., Zeilhofer, H.U., Harvey, R.J., Wässle, H. (2004) Diversity of glycine receptors in the mouse retina: Localization of the a2 subunit. J. Comp. Neurol. 477, 399-411.

Vitanova, L., Haverkamp, S, and Wässle, H. (2004) Immunocytochemical localization of glycine and glycine receptors in the retina of the frog Rana ridibunda. Cell Tiss. Res. 317, 227-235.

Harvey, R.J., Depner, U.B., Wässle, H., Ahmadi, S., Heindl, C., Reinold, H., Smart, T.G., Harvey, K., Schütz, B., Abo-Salem, O.M., Zimmer, A., Poisbeau,P., Welzl, H., Wolfer, D.P., Betz, H., Zeilhofer, H.U. and Müller U. (2004) GlyR a3: an essential target for spinal PGE2-mediated inflammatory pain sensitization. Science 304, 884-887.

Ghosh, K.K., Bujan, S., Haverkamp, S., Feigenspan, A. and Wässle, H. (2004) Types of bipolar cells of the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 469, 70-82.

Haverkamp, S. and Wässle, H. (2004) Characterization of an amacrine cell type of the mammalian retina immunoreactive of the vesicular glutamate transporter vGluT3. J. Comp. Neurol. 468, 251-263.

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Year 2003

Haverkamp, S., Müller, U., Harvey, K., Harvey, R.J., Betz, H. and Wässle, H. (2003) Diversity of glycine receptors in the mouse retina: Localization of the a3 subunit. J. Comp. Neurol. 465, 524-539.

Habermann, C.J., O'Brien, B.J., Wässle, H. and Protti, D.A. (2003) AII amacrine cells express L-type calcium channels at their output synapses. J. Neurosci. 23, 6904-6913.

Pérez-León, J., Frech M.J., Schröder, J.E., Fischer, F., Kneussel, M., Wässle, H. and Backus, K.H. (2003) Spontaneous synaptic activity in an organotypic culture of the mouse retina. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 44, 1376-1387.

Wässle, H., Haverkamp, S. Grünert, U. and Morgans, C.W. (2003) The cone pedicle, the first synapse in the retina. In: The Neural Basis of Early Vision. A. Kaneko (Ed.), Springer Verlag Tokyo, pp. 19-38.

Haverkamp, S., Ghosh, K.K., Hirano A.A. and Wässle, H. (2003) Immunocytochemical description of five bipolar cell types of the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol 455, 463-476.

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Year 2002

Wässle, H. (2002) Brian Blundel Boycott. Biogr. Mems. Fell. R. Soc. Lond. 48, 51-68.

Wässle, H. (2002) Die Netzhaut, ein Gehirn im Auge. LEOPOLDINA (R.3) 47, 493-506.

Grünert, U., Haverkamp, S., Fletcher, E.L. and Wässle, H. (2002) Synaptic distribution of ionotropic glutamate receptors in the inner plexiform layer of the primate retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 447, 138-151.

Cueva, J.G., Haverkamp, S., Reimer, R.J., Edwards, R., Wässle, H. and Brecha N.C. (2002) Vesicular γ-aminobutyric acid transporter expression in amacrine and horizontal cells. J. Comp. Neurol. 445, 227-237.

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Year 2001

Ghosh, K.K., Haverkamp, S. and Wässle, H. (2001) Glutamate receptors in the rod pathway of the mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 21, 8636-8647.

Haverkamp, S., Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (2001) Localization of kainate receptors at the cone pedicles of the primate retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 436, 471-486.

Wässle, H. (2001) Preview: Knock out of direction selectivity in the retina. Neuron 30, 644-646.

Frech, M.J., Pérez-León, J., Wässle, H. and Backus K.H. (2001) Characterization of the spontaneous synaptic activity of amacrine cells in the mouse retina. J. Neurophysiol. 86, 1632-1643.

Flores-Herr, N., Protti, D.A. and Wässle H. (2001) Synaptic currents generating the inhibitory surround of ganglion cells in the mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 21, 4852-4863.

Haverkamp, S., Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (2001) The synaptic architecture of AMPA receptors at the cone pedicle of the primate retina. J. Neurosci. 21, 2488-2500.

Vitanova, L., Kupenova, P., Haverkamp, S., Popova, E., Mitova, L. and Wässle H. (2001) Immunocytochemical and electrophysiological characterization of GABA receptors in the frog and turtle retina. Vision Res. 41, 691-704.

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Year 2000

Wässle H. (2000) Orbituary: Brian B. Boycott, December 10, 1924 - April 22, 2000. Vis. Neurosci. 17, 657-658.

Meixner, A., Haverkamp, S., Wässle, H., Fuhrer, S., Thalhammer, J., Kropf, N., Bittner R.E., Lassmann, H., Wiche, G. and Propst, F. (2000) MAP1B is required for axon guidance and is involved in the development of the central and peripheral nervous system. J. Cell Biol. 151, 1169-1178.

Fischer, F., Kneussel, M., Tintrup, H., Haverkamp, S., Rauen, T., Betz, H. and Wässle, H. (2000) Reduced synaptic clustering of GABA and glycine receptors in the retina of the gephyrin null mutant mouse. J. Comp. Neurol. 427, 634-648.

Haverkamp, S., Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (2000) The cone pedicle, a complex synapse in the retina. Neuron 27, 85-95.

Kneussel, M.; Haverkamp, S., Fuhrmann, J.C., Wang, H., Wässle, H, Olsen, R.W. and Betz, H. (2000) The γ-aminobutyric acid type A receptor (GABAAR)-associated protein GABARAP interacts with gephyrin but is not involved in receptor anchoring at the synapse. Proc. Natl. Acad Sci. USA 10, 8594-8599.

Menger, N. and Wässle, H. (2000) Morphological and physiological properties of the A17 amacrine cell of the rat retina. Visual Neurosci. 17, 769-780.

Wässle, H., Dacey, D.M., Haun, T., Haverkamp, S., Grünert, U. and Boycott, B.B. (2000) The Mosaic of Horizontal Cells in the Macaque Monkey Retina: with a Comment on Biplexiform Ganglion Cells. Visual Neurosci. 17, 591-608.

Haverkamp, S. and Wässle, H. (2000) Immunocytochemical analysis of the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 424, 1-23.

Hirano, A.A., Hack, I., Wässle, H. and Duvoisin, R.M. (2000) Cloning and immunocytochemical localization of a cyclic nucleotide-gated channel a-subunit to all cone photoreceptors in the mouse retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 421, 80-94.

Fletcher, E.L., Hack, I., Brandstätter, J.H. and Wässle, H. (2000) Synaptic localization of NMDA receptor subunits in the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 420, 98-112.

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Year 1999

Brandstätter, J. H., Fletcher E. L., Garner G. G., Gundelfinger E. D. and Wässle, H. (1999) Differential expression of the presynaptic cytomatrix protein bassoon among ribbon synapses in the mammalian retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 11, 3683-3693.

Koulen, P, Kuhn, R., Wässle, H. and Brandstätter, J.H. (1999) Modulation of the intracellular calcium concentration in photoreceptor terminals by a presynaptic metabotropic glutamate receptor. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 96, 9909-9914.

Fletcher, E.L. and Wässle, H. (1999) Indoleamine-accumulating amacrine cells are presynaptic to rod bipolar cells via GABAC receptors. J. Comp. Neurol. 413, 155-167.

Wässle, H. (1999) Parallel pathways from the outer to the inner retina in primates. In: Color Vision: From Genes to Perception. K.R. Gegenfurtner and L.T. Sharpe (Eds.) Cambridge Univ. Press pp. 145-162.

Boycott, B. and Wässle, H. (1999) Parallel Processing in the Mammalian Retina. The Proctor Lecture. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 40, 1313-1327.

Wässle, H. (1999) Mammalian Rod and Cone Pathways. In: The Retinal Basis of Vision. J.I. Toyoda, M. Murakami, A. Kaneko and T. Saito (Eds.) Elsevier Science B.V. pp. 185-195.

Steffen, H., Menger, N., Richter, W. Nölle, B., Krastel, H., Stayer, C., Kolling, G.H., Wässle, H. and Meinck, H.-M. (1999) Immune-mediated retinopathy in a patient with stiff-man syndrome. Graefe's Arch. Clin. Exp. Ophthalmol. 237, 212-219.

Wässle, H. (1999) Colour Vision: A patchwork of cones. Nature 397, 473-475.

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Year 1998

Koulen, P., Fletcher, E.L., Craven, S.E., Bredt, D.S. and Wässle, H. (1998) Immunocytochemical localization of the postsynaptic density protein PSD-95 in the mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 18, 10136-10149.

Menger, N., Pow, D.V. and Wässle, H. (1998) Glycinergic amacrine cells of the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 401, 34-46.

Morgans, C.W., El Far, Ou., Berntson, A., Wässle, H. and Taylor, W.R. (1998) Calcium extrusion from mammalian photoreceptor terminals. J. Neurosci. 18, 2467-2474.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L., Airaksinen, M.S. and Meyer, M. (1998) Calcium-binding proteins in the retina of a calbindin null mutant mouse. Cell Tissue Res. 292, 211-218.

Koulen, P., Malitschek, B.., Kuhn, R., Bettler, B., Wässle, H. and Brandstätter, J.H. (1998) Presynaptic and postsynaptic localization of GABAB receptors in neurons of the rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 10, 1446-1456.

Koulen, P., Garner, C.C. and Wässle, H. (1998) Immunocytochemical localization of the synapse-associated protein SAP102 in the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 397, 326-336.

Fletcher, T., Koulen, P. and Wässle, H. (1998) GABAA and GABAC receptors on mammalian rod bipolar cells. J. Comp. Neurol. 396, 351-365.

Euler, T. and Wässle, H. (1998) Different contributions of GABAA and GABAC receptors to rod and cone bipolar cells in a rat retinal slice preparation. J. Neurophysiol. 79, 1384-1395.

Wässle, H. Koulen, P., Brandstätter, J.H., Fletcher, E.L. and Becker, C..-M. (1998) Glycine and GABA receptors in the mammalian retina. Vision Res. 38, 1411-1430.

Brandstätter, J.H., Koulen, P. and Wässle, H. (1998) Diversity of glutamate receptors in the mammalian retina. Vision Res. 38, 1385-1397.

Koulen, P., Brandstätter, J.H., Enz, R., Bormann, J. and Wässle, H. (1998) Synaptic clustering of GABAC receptor p-subunits in the rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 10, 115-127.

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Year 1997

Brandstätter, J.H., Koulen, P. and Wässle, H (1997) Selective synaptic distribution of kainate receptor subunits in the two plexiform layers of the rat retina. J. Neurosci. 17, 9298-9307.

Sassoè-Pognetto, M. and Wässle, H. (1997) Synaptogenesis in the rat retina: Subcellular localization of glycine receptors, GABAA receptors and the anchoring protein gephyrin. J. Comp. Neurol. 381, 158-174.

Koulen, P., Brandstätter, J.H., Kröger, S., Enz, R., Bormann, J. and Wässle H. (1997) Immunocytochemical localization of the GABAC receptor p-subunits in the cat, goldfish and chicken retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 380, 520-532.

Koulen, P., Kuhn, R., Wässle, H. and Brandstätter, J.H. (1997) Group I metabotropic glutamate receptors mGluR1a and mGluR5a: Localization in both synaptic layers of the rat retina. J. Neurosci. 17, 2200-2211

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Year 1996

Veruki, M.L. and Wässle, H. (1996) Immunohistochemical localization of Dopamine D1 receptors in rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 8, 2286-2297.

Rauen, T., Rothstein, J.D. and Wässle, H. (1996) Differential expression of three glutamate transporter subtypes in the rat retina. Cell Tissue Res. 286, 325-336.

Morgans, C.W., Brandstätter, J.H., Kellerman, J., Betz, H. and Wässle, H. (1996). A SNARE complex containing syntaxin 3 is present in ribbon synapses of the retina. J. Neurosci. 16, 6713-6721.

Brandstätter, J.H., Koulen, P., Kuhn, R., van der Putten, H. and Wässle, H. (1996). Compartmental localization of a metabotropic glutamate receptor (mGluR7): two different active sites at a retinal synapse. J. Neurosci. 16, 4749-4756.

Koulen, P., Malitschek, B., Kuhn, R., Wässle, H. and Brandstätter, J.H. (1996). Group II and group III metabotropic glutamate receptors in the rat retina: distribution and developmental expression patterns. Eur. J. Neurosci. 8, 2177-2187.

Enz, R., Brandstätter, J.H., Wässle, H. and Bormann, J. (1996) Immunocytochemical localization of the GABAC receptors p subunits in the mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 16, 4479-4490.

Brandstätter, J.H., Löhrke, S, Morgans, C.W. and Wässle, H. (1996). Distribution of two homologous synaptic vesicle proteins, synaptoporin and synaptophysin, in the mammalian retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 370, 1-10.

Chun, M.-H., Grünert, U., Martin, P.R. and Wässle, H. (1996). The synaptic complex of cones in the fovea and in the periphery of the macaque monkey retina. Vision Res. 36, 3383-3395.

Sassoè-Pognetto, M., Feigenspan, A., Bormann, J. and Wässle, H. (1996). Synaptic organization of an organotypic slice culture of the mammalian retina. Vis. Neurosci. 13, 759-771.

Brandstätter, J.H., Wässle, H., Betz, H. and Morgans, C.W. (1996). The plasma membrane protein SNAP-25, but not syntaxin, is present at photoreceptor and bipolar cell synapses in the rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 8, 823-828.

Euler, T., Schneider, H. and Wässle, H. (1996). Glutamate responses of bipolar cells in a slice preparation of the rat retina. J. Neurosci. 16, 2934-2944.

Koulen, P., Sassoè-Pognetto, M., Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (1996). Selective clustering of GABAA and glycine receptors in the mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 16, 2127-2140.

Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (1996). Glycine receptors in the rod pathway of the macaque monkey retina. Vis. Neurosci. 13, 101-115.

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Year 1995

Taylor, W.R. and Wässle, H. (1995). Receptive field properties of starburst cholinergic amacrine cells in the rabbit retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 7, 2308-2321.

Euler, T. and Wässle, H. (1995). Immunocytochemical identification of cone bipolar cells in the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 361, 461-478.

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Chun, M.-H. and Boycott, B.B. (1995). The rod pathway of the macaque monkey retina: identification of AII-amacrine cells with antibodies against calretinin. J. Comp. Neurol. 361, 537-551.

Hartveit, E., Brandstätter, J.H., R. Enz and Wässle, H. (1995). Expression of the mRNA of seven metabotropic glutamate receptors (mGluR1 to 7) in the rat retina. An in situ hybridization study on tissue sections and isolated cells. Europ. J. Neurosci. 7, 1472-1783.

Enz, R., Brandstätter, J.H., Hartveit, E., Wässle, H. and Bormann, J. (1995). Expression of GABA receptor p1 and p2 subunits in the retina and brain of the rat. Europ. J. Neurosci. 7, 1495-1501.

Wässle, H. (1995). Das Fenster zum Gehirn. In: Faszination in 3 Dimensionen, CHIP Spezial - Bild der Wissenschaft, Vogel Verlag, Würzburg, pp. 13-18.

Sassoè-Pognetto, M., Kirsch, J., Grünert, U., Greferath, U., Fritschy, J.M., Möhler, H., Betz, H. and Wässle, H. (1995). Co-localization of gephyrin and GABAA-receptor subunits in the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 357, 1-14.

Brandstätter, J.H., Greferath,U., Euler, T. and Wässle, H. (1995). Co-stratification of GABAA receptors with the directionally selective circuitry of the rat retina. Vis. Neurosci. 12, 345-358.

Greferath, U., Grünert, U., Fritschy, J.M., Stephenson, A., Möhler, H. and Wässle, H. (1995). GABAA receptor subunits have differential distributions in the rat retina: in situ hybridization and immunohistochemistry. J. Comp. Neurol. 353, 553-571.

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Year 1994

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Martin, P.R. and Boycott, B.B. (1994). Color Coding in the Primate Retina: Predictions and Constraints from Anatomy. Otto Creutzfeldt Symposium. In: Structural and functional Organization of the Neocortex. B. Albowitz, K. Albus, U. Kuhnt, H.-Ch. Nothdurft, P. Wahle (Eds.) Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, pp. 94-104.

Grünert, U., Martin P.R. and Wässle, H. (1994). Immunocytochemical diversity of bipolar cells in the macaque monkey retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 348, 607-627.

Brandstätter, J.H., Hartveit, E., Sassoè-Pognetto, M. and Wässle, H. (1994). Expression of NMDA- and high-affinity kainate receptor subunit mRNAs in the adult rat retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 6, 1100-1112.

Sassoè-Pognetto, M., Wässle, H. and Grünert, U. (1994). Glycinergic synapses in the rod pathway of the rat retina: cone bipolar cells express the a1 subunit of the glycine receptor. J. Neurosci. 14, 5131-5146.

Hartveit, E., Brandstätter, J.H., Sassoè-Pognetto, M., Laurie, D.J., Seeburg, P.H. and Wässle, H. (1994). Localization and developmental expression of the NMDA receptor subunit NR2A in the mammalian retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 348, 570-582.

Greferath, U., Brandstätter, J.H., Wässle, H., Kirsch, J., Kuhse, J., and Grünert U. (1994). Differential expression of glycine receptor subunits in the retina of the rat: A study using immunohistochemistry and in situ hybridization. Visual Neurosci. 11, 721-729.

Greferath, U., Grünert, U., Müller, F. and Wässle, H. (1994). Localization of GABAA receptors in the rabbit retina. Cell Tissue Res. 276, 295-307.

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Martin P.R.. and Boycott, B.B. (1994). Immunocytochemical characterization and spatial distribution of midget bipolar cells in the macaque monkey retina. Vision Res. 34, 561-579.

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Year 1993

Greferath, U., Grünert, U., Möhler, H. and Wässle, H. (1993). Cholinergic amacrine cells of the rat retina express the d-subunit of GABAA-receptor. Neurosci. Lett. 163, 71-73.

Wässle, H. (1993). Vision in darkness: The rod circuit of the mammalian retina. In:"Gene - Brain - Behaviour". Eds.: N. Elsner and M. Heisenberg, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, pp.129-141.

Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (1993). Immunocytochemical localization of glycine receptors in the mammalian retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 335, 523-537.

Chun, M.-H. and Wässle, H. (1993). Some horizontal cells of the bovine retina receive input in the inner plexiform layer. Cell Tissue Res. 272, 447-457.

Boos, R., Schneider, H. and Wässle, H. (1993). Voltage- and transmitter-gated currents of AII-amacrine cells in a slice preparation of the rat retina. J. Neurosci. 13, 2874-2888.

Chun, M.-H., Han, S.-H., Chung, J.-W. and Wässle, H. (1993). Electron microscopic analysis of the rod pathway of the rat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 332, 421-432.

Wässle, H., Grünert, U. and Röhrenbeck, J. (1993). Immunocytochemical staining of AII-amacrine cells in the rat retina with antibodies against parvalbumin. J. Comp. Neurol. 332, 407-420.

Greferath, U., Müller, F., Wässle, H., Shivers, B. and Seeburg, P. (1993). Localization of GABAA receptors in the rat retina.Visual Neurosci. 10, 551-561.

Feigenspan, A.,Bormann, J. and Wässle, H. (1993). Organotypic slice culture of the mammalian retina. Visual Neurosci. 10, 203-217.

Feigenspan, A., Wässle, H. and Bormann, J. (1993). Pharmacology of GABA receptor Cl- channels in rat retinal bipolar cells. Nature 361, 159-162.

Grünert, U., Greferath, U., Boycott, B.B. and Wässle H. (1993). Parasol (Pa) ganglion-cells of the primate fovea: Immunocytochemical staining with antibodies against GABAA-receptors. Vision Res. 33, 1-14.

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Year 1992

Müller, F., Boos, R. and Wässle, H. (1992). Actions of GABAergic ligands on brisk ganglion cells in the cat retina.Visual Neurosci. 9, 415-425.

Müller, F., Greferath, U., Wässle, H., Wisden, W. and Seeburg, P. (1992). Glutamate receptor expression in the rat retina. Neurosci. Lett. 138, 179-182.

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Cook, N.J. and Molday, R.S. (1992). The cGMP-gated channel of rod outer segments is not localized in bipolar cells of the mammalian retina. Neurosci. Lett. 134, 199-202.

Chun, M.H., Brecha, N. and Wässle, H. (1992). Light- and electron-microscopic studies of the somatostatin-immunoreactive plexus in the cat retina. Cell Tissue Res. 267, 57-66.

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Year 1991

Boycott, B.B. and Wässle, H. (1991). Morphological classification of bipolar cells of the primate retina. Eur. J. Neurosci. 3, 1069-1088.

Wässle, H., Yamashita, M., Greferath, U., Grünert, U. and Müller, F. (1991). The rod bipolar cell of the mammalian retina. Visual Neurosci. 7, 99-112.

Yamashita, M. and Wässle, H. (1991). Responses of rod bipolar cells isolated from the rat retina to the glutamate agonist 2-amino-4-phosphonobutyric acid (APB). J. Neurosci. 11, 2372-2382.

Yamashita, M. and Wässle, H. (1991). Reversal potential of GABA-induced currents in rod bipolar cells of the rat retina. Visual Neurosci. 6, 399-401.

Wässle, H. and Boycott, B.B. (1991). Functional architecture of the mammalian retina. Physiol. Rev. 71, 447-480.

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Year 1990

Greferath, U., Grünert, U. and Wässle H. (1990). Rod bipolar cells in the mammalian retina show protein kinase C-like immunoreactivity. J. Comp. Neurol. 301, 433-442.

Boos, R., Müller, F. and Wässle, H. (1990). Actions of excitatory amino acids in the cat retina. J. Neurophysiol. 64, 1368-1379.

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Röhrenbeck, J., and Boycott, B.B. (1990). Retinal ganglion cell density and cortical magnification factor in the primate. Vision Res. 30, 1897-1911.

Grünert, U. and Wässle, H. (1990). GABA-like immunoreactivity in the macaque monkey retina: A light and electronmicroscopic study. J. Comp. Neurol. 297, 509-524.

Karschin, A. and Wässle, H. (1990). Voltage- and transmitter-gated currents in isolated rod bipolar cells of the rat retina. J. Neurophysiol. 63, 860-876.

Lennie, P., Trevarthen, C., van Essen, D. and Wässle, H. (1990). Parallel Processing of Visual Information.In "Visual Perception: The Neurophysiological Foundations". Eds.: L. Spillmann and J.S. Werner. Academic Press, pp. 103-128.

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Year 1989

Wässle, H., Grünert, U., Röhrenbeck, J. and Boycott, B.B. (1989). Cortical magnification factor and the ganglion cell density of the primate retina. Nature 341, 643-646.

Wässle, H., Boycott, B.B., and Röhrenbeck, J. (1989). Horizontal cells in the monkey retina: cone connections and dendritic network. Eur. J. Neurosci. 1, 421-435.

Röhrenbeck, J., Wässle, H. and Boycott, B.B. (1989). Horizontal cells in the monkey retina: immunocytochemical staining with antibodies against calcium binding proteins. Eur. J. Neurosci. 1, 407-420.

Wässle, H., Müller, F., Voigt, T. and Chun, M.-H. (1989). Pharmacological modulation of the dark adapted cat retina. In: Neurobiology of the Inner Retina. Eds.: R.Weiler and N.N. Osborne, NATO ASI Series, Vol. H31, Springer Verlag Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 247 259.

Chun, M.-H. and Wässle, H. (1989). GABA-like immunoreactivity in the cat retina: electron microscopy. J. Comp. Neurol. 279, 55-67.

Wässle, H. and Chun, M.-H. (1989). GABA-like immunoreactivity in the cat retina: light microscopy. J. Comp. Neurol. 279, 43-54.

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Year 1988

Chun, M.-H., Wässle, H. and Brecha, N. (1988). Colocalization of (3H)muscimol uptake and choline acetyltransferase immunoreactivity in amacrine cells of the cat retina. Neurosci. Lett. 94, 259-263.

Wässle, H. and Chun, M.-H. (1988). Dopaminergic and indoleamine-accumulating amacrine cells express GABA-like immunoreactivity in the cat retina. J. Neurosci. 8, 3383-3394.

Brecha, N., Johnson, D., Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1988). Cholinergic amacrine cells of the rabbit retina contain glutamate decarboxylase and gamma-aminobutyrate immunoreactivity. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 85, 6187-6191.

Müller, F.,Wässle, H. and Voigt, T. (1988). Pharmacological modulation of the rod pathway in the cat retina. J. Neurophysiol. 59, 1657-1672.

Skrandies, W. and Wässle, H. (1988). Dopamine and serotonin in cat retina: electroretinography and histology. Exp. Brain Res. 71, 231-240.

Wässle, H., Chun, M.-H., Voigt, T. and Schmidt, M. (1988). Transmitter localization in the mammalian retina. In: "Sense Organs. Interfaces between Environment and Behaviour". Eds.: N. Elsner and F.G. Barth, Georg Thieme Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 47-55.

Wässle, H. (1988). Dendritic maturation of retinal ganglion cells. Trends in Neuroscience 11, 87-89

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Year 1987

Voigt, T. and Wässle, H. (1987). Dopaminergic innervation of AII amacrine cells in mammalian retina. J. Neurosci. 7, 4115-4128.

Wässle, H., Chun, M.H. and Müller, F. (1987). Amacrine cells in the ganglion cell layer of the cat retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 265, 391-408.

Schmidt, M., Humphrey, M.F. and Wässle, H. (1987). Action and localization of acetylcholine in the cat retina. J. Neurophysiol. 58, 997-1015.

Wässle, H., Voigt, T. and Patel, B.T. (1987). Morphological and immunocytochemical identification of indoleamine-accumulating neurons in the cat retina. J. Neurosci. 7, 1574 1586.

Röhrenbeck, J., Wässle, H. and Heizmann, C.W. (1987). Immunocytochemical labelling of horizontal cells in mammalian retina using antibodies against calcium-binding proteins. Neurosci. Lett. 77, 255-260.

Jäger, J. and Wässle, H. (1987). Localization of glycine uptake and receptors in the cat retina. Neurosci. Lett. 75, 147-151

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Year 1986

Wässle, H. (1986). Sampling of visual space by retinal ganglion cells. In: Visual Neuroscience. (Eds. J.D. Pettigrew, K.J. Sanderson & W.R. Levick) Cambridge University Press, pp. 19-32.

Wässle, H., Voigt, T., Schmidt, M. and Humphrey, M. (1986). Action and localization of neurotransmitters in the cat retina. Neurosci. Res. 4, 181-195.

Karschin, A., Wässle, H. and Schnitzer, J. (1986). Immunocytochemical studies on astroglia of the cat retina under normal and pathological conditions. J. Comp. Neurol. 249, 564-576.

Karschin, A., Wässle, H. and Schnitzer, J. (1986). Shape and distribution of astrocytes in the cat retina. Invest. Ophthalmol Vis. Sci., 27, 828-831.

Wässle, H. (1986). Auge und Gehirn: Informationsverarbeitung im visuellen System der Säugetiere. UMSCHAU 5, 290-296.

Wässle, H., Schäfer-Trenkler, I. and Voigt, T. (1986). Analysis of a glycinergic inhibitory pathway in the cat retina. J. Neurosci. 6, 594-604.

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Year 1985

Eysel, U.T., Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1985). Dendritic plasticity in the early postnatal feline retina: quantitative characteristics and sensitive period. J. Comp. Neurol. 242, 134 145.

Schmidt, M., Wässle, H. and Humphrey, M. (1985). Number and distribution of putative cholinergic neurons in the cat retina. Neurosci. Lett. 59, 235-240.

Bolz, J., Thier, P., Voigt, T. and Wässle, H. (1985). Action and localization of glycine and taurine in the cat retina. J. Physiol. 362, 395-413.

Bolz, J., Frumkes, T., Voigt, T. and Wässle, H. (1985). Action and localization of gamma aminobutyric acid in the cat retina. J. Physiol. 362, 369-393.

Wässle, H. (1985). Auge und Gehirn: Informationsverarbeitung im visuellen System der Säugetiere. In: Verhandlungen der Gesellschaft Deutscher Naturforscher und Ärzte, 113. Versammlung, Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft mbH Stuttgart, pp. 227-242.

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Year 1984

Wässle, H. (1984). Retinale Ganglienzellen und ihre Projektion in die visuellen Gehirnzentren. In: Pathophysiologie des Sehens. V. Herzau (Hrsg.), Ferdinand Enke Verlag Stuttgart, 1984, pp. 2-9.

Bolz, J., Wässle, H. and Thier, P. (1984). Pharmacological modulation of ON- and OFF ganglion cells in the cat retina. Neuroscience 12, 875-885.

Thier, P. and Wässle, H. (1984). Indoleamine-mediated reciprocal modulation of ON- and OFF-ganglion cells in the retina of the cat. J. Physiol. 351, 613-630.

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Year 1983

Voigt, T., Naito, J. and Wässle, H. (1983). Retinotopic scatter of optic tract fibres in the cat. Exp. Brain Res. 52, 25-33.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1983). A spatial analysis of ON- and OFF ganglion cells in the cat retina.Vision Res. 23, 1151-1160.

Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1983). The structural correlate of the receptive field centre of alpha ganglion cells in the cat retina. J. Physiol. 341, 309-324.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1983). Mosaics and territories of cat retinal ganglion cells. Progress in Brain Research 58, 183-190.

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Year 1982

Bolz, J., Rosner, G. and Wässle, H. (1982). Response latency of brisk-sustained(X) and brisk-transient(Y) cells in the cat retina. J. Physiol. 328, 171-190.

Wässle, H. (1982). Morphological types and central projections of ganglion cells in the cat retina. Progress in Retinal Research. (Eds. N. Osborne and G. Chader) Pergamon Press, Oxford, New York, Frankfurt, Paris, pp. 125-152.

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Year 1981

Illing, R.. B. and Wässle, H. (1981). The retinal projection to the thalamus in the cat: quantitative investigation and a comparison with the retinotectal pathway. J. Comp. Neurol. 202, 265-285.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1981). Dendritic territories of cat retinal ganglion cells. Nature 292, 344-345.

Vaney, D.I., Peichl, L., Wässle, H. and Illing, R.-B. (1981). Almost all ganglion cells in the rabbit retina project to the superior colliculus. Brain Res. 212, 447-453.

Wässle, H. (1981). Morphological types and topographical distribution of ganglion cells in the cat retina. Adv. Physiol. Sci.Vol. 2. Regulatory Functions of the CNS Subsystems. J. Szentagothai, J. Hamori, M. Palkovits (eds). pp. 245-254.

Wässle, H., Boycott, B.B. and Illing, R.-B. (1981). Morphology and mosaic of on- and off beta cells in the cat retina and some functional considerations. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 212, 177-195.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1981). Morphology and topography of on- and off alpha cells in the cat retina. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 212, 157-175.

Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1981). Morphological identification of on- and off-centre brisk transient(Y) cells in the cat retina. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 212, 139-156.

Wässle, H. and Hausen, K. (1981). Extracellular marking and retrograde labelling of neurons. In: Techniques in Neuroanatomical Research (Eds.: Ch. Heym and W.G. Forssmann). Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, New York, pp. 317-338.

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Year 1980

Wässle, H. and Illing, R.-B. (1980). The retinal projection to the superior colliculus in the cat: a quantitative study with HRP. J. Comp. Neurol. 190, 333-356.

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Year 1979

Wässle, H., Illing, R.-B. and Peichl, L. (1979). Morphologische Klassen und zentrale Projektion von Ganglienzellen in der Retina der Katze. Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologischen Gesellschaft (Hrsg. W. Rathmayer). Gustav Fischer Verlag, Stuttgart, pp. 180-193.

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1979). Quantification of horizontal cells in the domestic cat retina. Progress in Brain Research, Vol. 51 (eds. M. Cuenod, G.W. Kreutzberg and F.E. Bloom). Elsevier, Amsterdam, pp. 373-388.

Hughes, A. and Wässle, H. (1979). An estimate of image quality in the rat eye. Invest. Ophthalmol. 18, 878-881.

Illing, R.-B. and Wässle, H. (1979). Visualization of the HRP reaction product using the polarization microscope. Neurosci. Lett. 13, 7-11.

Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1979). Size, scatter and coverage of ganglion cell receptive field centres in the cat retina. J. Physiol. 291, 117-141.

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Year 1978

Wässle, H., Peichl, L. and Boycott, B.B. (1978). Topography of horizontal cells in the retina of the domestic cat. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 203, 269-291.

Wässle, H., Boycott, B.B. and Peichl, L. (1978). Receptor contacts of horizontal cells in the retina of the domestic cat. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 203, 247-267.

Boycott, B.B., Peichl, L. and Wässle, H. (1978). Morphological types of horizontal cells in the retina of the domestic cat. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 203, 247-267.

Skrandies, W. Wässle, H. and Peichl, L. (1978). Are field potentials an appropriate method for demonstrating connections in the brain. Exp. Neurol. 60, 509-521.

Wässle, H. and Riemann, H.J. (1978). The mosaic of nerve cells in the mammalian retina. Proc. Roy. Soc. B. 200, 441-461.

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Year 1976

Hughes, A. and Wässle, H. (1976). The cat optic nerve: Fibre total count and diameter spectrum. J. Comp. Neurol. 169, 171-184.

Wässle, H. (1975). A stereotaxic headholder for visual neurophysiology. Exp., Brain Res. 23, 151-156.

Kirk, D.L., Levick, W.R., Cleland, B.G. and Wässle, H. (1976). Crossed and uncrossed representation of the visual field by brisk-sustained and brisk-transient cat retinal ganglion cells. Vision Res. 16, 225-231.

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Year 1975

Wässle, H., Levick, W.R., Kirk, D.L. and Cleland, B.G. (1975). Axonal conduction velocity and perikaryal size. Exp. Neurol. 49, 246-251.

Kirk, D.L., Cleland, B.G., Wässle, H. and Levick, W.R. (1975). Axonal conduction latencies of cat retinal ganglion cells in central and peripheral retina. Exp. Brain Res. 23, 85-90.

Cleland, B.G., Levick, W.R. and Wässle, H. (1975). Physiological identification of a morphological class of cat retinal ganglion cells. J. Physiol. 248, 151-171.

Wässle, H., Levick, W.R. and Cleland, B.G. (1975). The distribution of the alpha type of ganglion cells in the cat's retina. J. Comp. Neurol. 159, 419-438.

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Year 1974

Boycott, B.B. and Wässle, H. (1974). The morphological types of ganglion cells of the domestic cat's retina. J. Physiol. 240, 397-419.

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Year 1973

Wässle, H. and Creutzfeldt, O.D. (1973). Spatial resolution in the visual system. A theoretical and experimental study on single units in the cat's lateral geniculate body. J. Neurophysiol. 36, 13-27.

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Year 1971

Singer, W. and Wässle, H. (1971). The lateral geniculate body: a multichannel filter for spatial and temporal stimulus parameters. Proc. of First European Biophysics Congress. (E. Broda, A. Locker and H. Springer-Lederer, Herausgeber: Wiener Medizinische Akademie).

Wässle, H. (1971). Optical quality of the cat eye. Vision.Res. 11, 995-1006.

Wässle, H. und Heinrich, F. (1970). Untersuchungen zum Helligkeitskontrast. Vision Res. 10, 361-373.

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