Visual acuity in a stumptail macaque.

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Journal Article

Visual acuity in a normal stumptail macaque is 1.4 minutes of arc-similar to man's. Destruction of the fovea by photocoagulation decreased acuity to 9 minutes of arc. These facts suggest that the fovea in the macaque has the same physiological role in visual acuity as in man.

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Cited Authors

  • Yarczower, M; Wolbarsht, ML; Galloway, WD; Fligsten, KE; Malcolm, R

Published Date

  • June 1, 1966

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 152 / 3727

Start / End Page

  • 1392 - 1393

PubMed ID

  • 4957015

Pubmed Central ID

  • 4957015

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1095-9203

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0036-8075

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1126/science.152.3727.1392

Language

  • eng