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In anatomy, a ganglion (plural ''ganglia'') is a biological tissue mass, most commonly a mass of nerve cell bodies. Cells found in a ganglion are called ganglion cells, though this term is also sometimes used to refer specifically to retinal ganglion cells.
Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Study shows that neurons establish functional connections only with one retina

Gut-brain communication by distinct nerve cells differently controls satiety and blood sugar levels

Gut-brain communication by distinct nerve cells differently controls satiety and blood sugar levels

New technology makes it easier to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

New technology makes it easier to diagnose neurodegenerative diseases

Superoxide produced in the inner ear cochlea causes major types of acquired hearing loss

Superoxide produced in the inner ear cochlea causes major types of acquired hearing loss

Researchers examine if a naturally occurring protein can be used to prevent sight loss from glaucoma

Researchers examine if a naturally occurring protein can be used to prevent sight loss from glaucoma

MIPT and Harvard researchers grow and transplant retinal ganglion cells to treat glaucoma

MIPT and Harvard researchers grow and transplant retinal ganglion cells to treat glaucoma

Advanced computer model could lead to improvements in 'bionic eye' technology

Advanced computer model could lead to improvements in 'bionic eye' technology

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Devastating liver disease itching turns out to have a surprising cause

Retinal implants can give blind people a form of artificial vision

Retinal implants can give blind people a form of artificial vision

New sensory neuron model enables easy generation of cells to fast-track pain research

New sensory neuron model enables easy generation of cells to fast-track pain research

Study shows how the brain’s circuitry arises spontaneously to process visual information

Study shows how the brain’s circuitry arises spontaneously to process visual information

Researchers create a molecular catalog that describes different types of neurons

Researchers create a molecular catalog that describes different types of neurons

Zika infection affects fetal retinal development during pregnancy but not after birth

Zika infection affects fetal retinal development during pregnancy but not after birth

Study offers new clues to the pathogenesis of glaucoma

Study offers new clues to the pathogenesis of glaucoma

New clue to protect neurons and encourage their growth found

New clue to protect neurons and encourage their growth found

Scientists use gene therapy to regenerate damaged optic nerve fibers

Scientists use gene therapy to regenerate damaged optic nerve fibers

Protein tenascin-C plays a role in glaucoma by regulating inflammatory processes

Protein tenascin-C plays a role in glaucoma by regulating inflammatory processes

Study: Localization of neurons is adapted to successful hunting sequence in zebrafish

Study: Localization of neurons is adapted to successful hunting sequence in zebrafish

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

Researchers discover gene that may help the body sense a full urinary bladder

SARS-CoV-2 spike protein may induce analgesia

SARS-CoV-2 spike protein may induce analgesia