A J Fischer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced excitotoxicity causes myopia in hatched chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, Lions Sight Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alta
    Can J Ophthalmol 32:373-7. 1997
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification and localization of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the ocular tissues of the chick
    A J Fischer
    Lions Sight Centre Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 392:273-84. 1998
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical characterization of quisqualic acid- and N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced excitotoxicity in the retina of chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy and Lion s Sight Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 393:1-15. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic amacrine cells are not required for the progression and atropine-mediated suppression of form-deprivation myopia
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy and Lions Sight Centre, The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Dr N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 794:48-60. 1998
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase-containing cells in the retina, pigmented epithelium, choroid, and sclera of the chick eye
    A J Fischer
    Lions Sight Centre and Department of Anatomy, The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 405:1-14. 1999
  6. ncbi request reprint Colchicine causes excessive ocular growth and myopia in chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada
    Vision Res 39:685-97. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Light- and focus-dependent expression of the transcription factor ZENK in the chick retina
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, Neuroscience Research Group, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 2:706-12. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide donor stimulated increase of cyclic GMP in the goldfish retina
    W H Baldridge
    Department of Anatomy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Vis Neurosci 18:849-56. 2001

Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced excitotoxicity causes myopia in hatched chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, Lions Sight Centre, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alta
    Can J Ophthalmol 32:373-7. 1997
    ..To characterize the effect of the amacrine cell-selective toxin N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) on ocular growth in chicks...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identification and localization of muscarinic acetylcholine receptors in the ocular tissues of the chick
    A J Fischer
    Lions Sight Centre Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 392:273-84. 1998
    ..Only cm3 was detected in the outer plexiform layer, and only cm4 was detected in the ciliary ganglion. We propose that each mAChR subtype has unique functions in each ocular tissue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Immunocytochemical characterization of quisqualic acid- and N-methyl-D-aspartate-induced excitotoxicity in the retina of chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy and Lion s Sight Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 393:1-15. 1998
    ..We propose that excitotoxicity caused by QA and NMDA induces apoptosis in specific populations of amacrine cells and that these actions are responsible for the ocular growth-specific effects of QA and NMDA reported elsewhere...
  4. ncbi request reprint Cholinergic amacrine cells are not required for the progression and atropine-mediated suppression of form-deprivation myopia
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy and Lions Sight Centre, The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Dr N W, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Brain Res 794:48-60. 1998
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase-containing cells in the retina, pigmented epithelium, choroid, and sclera of the chick eye
    A J Fischer
    Lions Sight Centre and Department of Anatomy, The University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada
    J Comp Neurol 405:1-14. 1999
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Colchicine causes excessive ocular growth and myopia in chicks
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, Alberta, Canada
    Vision Res 39:685-97. 1999
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Light- and focus-dependent expression of the transcription factor ZENK in the chick retina
    A J Fischer
    Department of Anatomy, Neuroscience Research Group, University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Nat Neurosci 2:706-12. 1999
    ..We conclude that glucagon-containing amacrine cells respond differentially to the sign of defocus and may mediate lens-induced changes in ocular growth and refraction...
  8. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide donor stimulated increase of cyclic GMP in the goldfish retina
    W H Baldridge
    Department of Anatomy, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Vis Neurosci 18:849-56. 2001
    ..Although this may be due to insufficient sensitivity of immunolabeling, this result may indicate a difference between isoforms of sGC or cGMP PDE in these neurons, compared to neurons where exogenous NO increased cG-ir...