The developmental distribution of vimentin in the chick retina

Vance Lemmon, Geoffery Rieser

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The developmental distribution of vimentin was localized in chick retina using light and electronmicroscopic immunohistochemical techniques. From embryonic day 4 (E4) to E8 vimentin was present in cells throughout the retina. By E10 vimentin immunoreactivity was restricted to Müller cells. In tissue culture of chick neural retina vimentin was found to be restricted to flat cells that are thought by others to be derived from Müller cells. Neurons in culture did not contain vimentin.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)191-197
Number of pages7
JournalDevelopmental Brain Research
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes



  • chick retina
  • development
  • EM-immunohistochemistry
  • Müller cells
  • vimentin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Developmental Biology
  • Developmental Neuroscience

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