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Acetyl choline is secreted by which cells of retina


A ganglion cell
B amacrine cells

C unipolar cells
D horizontal cells


Ans. B amacrine cells

I. The classic fast excitatory neurotransmitter of the peripheral nervous system, acetylcholine (ACh), is found in a mirror symmetric pair of amacrine cells in the vertebrate retina.

II. One of the mirror pair occurs in the amacrine cell layer with dendrites insublamina of the IPL.

III. The other of the pair has its cell body displaced to the ganglion cell layer.

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