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optic lobe

[′äp·tik ‚lōb]
(invertebrate zoology)
A lateral lobe of the forebrain in certain arthropods.
(neuroscience)
One of the anterior pair of colliculi of the mammalian corpora quadrigemina.
(vertebrate zoology)
Either of the corpora bigemina of lower vertebrates.
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The telson has 6 or 7 spines (or setae) and reaches the anterior margin of the optic lobes.
The OG is located over the optic stalk close to the optic lobe, it is covered by a fine connective layer, and has an elongate shape.
The squid optic lobe contains 50%-80% of the neurons in the squid central nervous system and is therefore an excellent source of SVs for study of their biophysical and structural properties.
1] doses of T-817 24-h apart (second group), HPLC analysis indicated a final optic lobe concentration of 26.
The results suggest that cuttlefish optic lobes contain a high-affinity Ch uptake system localized at nerve terminals, given that the degree of inhibition of [[.
Dopamine modulates synaptic activity in the optic lobes of cuttlefish, Sepia officinalis.
We refer to these regions as the dorsofrontal neuropil, optic lobe neuropil, and median protocerebral neuropil.
Squid optic lobe (8-[[micro]meter]-thick cryosections) was used as a positive control tissue and gave positive results similar to those of Nelson et al.
In most decapods with stalked eyes, the optic neuropiles are located within the eyestalks in optic lobes that form the most anterior parts of the brain.
Proteolytic fragments of myosin V purified from squid optic lobes were partially sequenced (Howard Jaffe, NIH, Bethesda, MD), and the sequence data were used to design degenerate primers for PCR.
196 kD) purified from squid optic lobes (9) by a method shown to isolate myosin V from chick brain (10).
Squid optic lobes (12 per preparation, each [is similar to]0.