Table 1.

Properties of retinal ganglion cells and local field potentials in rd1 retinas

Spontaneous firing rate (Hz)Fundamental spiking frequency (Hz)LFP velocity (mm/s)
Control wt retina17 ± 10
Untreated rd1 retina26 ± 139.2 ± 1.88
TTX-treated rd10.25a6.6
DNQX-treated rd115.5 ± 4
Strychnine/gabazine-treated rd122 ± 106.7 ± 0.86
  • Data of firing rate and fundamental frequency are given as mean ± SD. Data for the LFP propagation velocity represent the median of the distribution.

  • aFundamental frequency calculated from the LFP power spectra.