Mangabey x and b Wave Electroretinogram Components: Their Dark-Adapted Luminosity Functions

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Science  11 Dec 1964:
Vol. 146, Issue 3650, pp. 1486-1487
DOI: 10.1126/science.146.3650.1486


The temporal separation of x and b components in the electroretinogram of the dark-adapted eye of the sooty mangabey, Cercocebus torquatus atys, permits, an uncomplicated calculation of luminosity functions. Flicker electroretinogram studies indicate enhancement of the photopic blue sensitivity.