Papers by Year
(2000 to present)

Book Chapters



Freed MA, Liang Z. (2013) Synaptic noise is an information bottleneck in the inner retina during dynamic visual stimulation. J Physiol. 2013. [Epub ahead of print]
[PMID: 24297850]

Simmons KD, Prentice JS, Tkacik G, Homann J, Yee HK, Palmer SE, Nelson PC, Balasubramanian V. (2013) Transformation of stimulus correlations by the retina. PLoS Comput Biol. 2013 9(12):e1003344
[PMID: 24339756]

Puthussery T, Venkataramani S, Gayet-Primo J, Smith RG, Taylor WR (2013) NaV1.1 Channels in axon initial segments of retinal bipolar cells augment input to magnocellular visual pathways. J Neurosci 33(41):16045-59
[PMID: 24107939]

Abbas SY, Hamade KC, Yang EJ, Nawy S, Smith RG, Pettit DL (2013) Directional Summation in non-Direction Selective Retinal Ganglion Cells. PLoS Comput Biol. 9(3):e1002969
[PMID: 23516351]

Devi S, Markandeya Y, Maddodi N, Dhingra A, Vardi N, Balijepalli RC, Setaluri V. (2013) Metabotropic glutamate receptor 6 signaling enhances TRPM1 calcium channel function and increases melanin content in human melanocytes. Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 26(3):348-56
[PMID: 23452348]

Nikonov SS, Lyubarsky A, Fina ME, Nikonova ES, Sengupta A, Chinniah C, Ding X-Q, Smith RG, Pugh EN Jr, Vardi N, Dhingra A. (2013) Cones Respond to Light in the Absence of Beta Transducin Subunit, J Neurosci 33:5182-94
[PMID: 23516284]

Sulaiman P, Xu Y, Fina ME, Tummala SR, Ramakrishnan H, Dhingra A, Vardi N. (2013) Kir2.4 surface expression and basal current are affected by heterotrimeric G-proteins. J Biol Chem. 2013 Mar 8;288(10):7420-9
[PMID: 23339194]

Trenholm S, Schwab DJ, Balasubramanian V, Awatramani GB. (2013) Lag normalization in an electrically coupled neural network. Nat Neurosci. 16(2):154-6
[PMID: 23313908]


Liang Z, Freed MA. (2012) Cross inhibition from ON to OFF pathway improves the efficiency of contrast encoding in the mammalian retina. J Neurophysiol:2679-88.
[PMID: 22933723]

Dhingra A, Vardi N. (2012) "mGlu Receptors in the Retina" - WIREs Membrane Transport and Signaling. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Membr Transp Signal. 1(5):641-653
[PMID: 24003403]

Taylor WR, Smith RG (2012) The role of starburst amacrine cells in visual signal processing, Visual Neuroscience 29:73-81
[PMID: 22310373]

Dhingra A, Ramakrishnan H, Neinstein A, Fina ME, Xu Y, Li J, Chung DC, Lyubarsky A, Vardi N. (2012) Gbeta3 is required for normal light ON responses and synaptic maintenance. J Neurosci. 232(33):11343-55
[PMID: 22895717]

Perge JA, Niven JE, Mugnaini E, Balasubramanian V, Sterling P. (2012) Why do axons differ in caliber? J Neurosci. 32(2):626-638.
[PMID: 22238098]

Xu Y, Dhingra A, Fina ME, Koike C, Furukawa T, Vardi N. (2012) mGluR6 deletion renders the TRPM1 channel in retina inactive.J Neurophysiol. 107(3):948-57
[PMID: 22131384]


Vardi T, Fina M, Zhang L, Dhingra A, Vardi N. (2011) mGluR6 transcripts in non-neuronal tissues. J Histochem Cytochem. 59(12):1076-86
[PMID: 22034516]

Taylor WR, Smith RG. (2011) Trigger features and excitation in the retina, Curr Opin Neurobiol. 21(5):672-6788
[PMID: 21821411]

Trenholm S, Johnson K, Li X, Smith RG, Awatramani GB (2011) Parallel Mechanisms Encode Direction in the Retina, Neuron 71:683-694
[PMID: 21867884]

Tkacik G, Garrigan P, Ratliff C, Milcinski G, Klein JM, Seyfarth LH, Sterling P, Brainard DH, Balasubramanian V. (2011) Natural images from the birthplace of the human eye. PLoS One. 6(6):e20409.
[PMID: 21698187]

Sterling P. (2011) Allostasis: A model of predictive regulation. Physiol Behav. 2011 Jun 12.
[PMID: 21684297]

Schein S, Ngo IT, Huang TM, Klug K, Sterling P, Herr S. (2011) Cone synapses in macaque fovea: I. Two types of non-S cones are distinguished by numbers of contacts with OFF midget bipolar cells.Vis Neurosci. 28(1):3-16.
[PMID: 21272390]

Herr S, Ngo IT, Huang TM, Klug K, Sterling P, Schein S. (2011) Cone synapses in macaque fovea: II. Dendrites of OFF midget bipolar cells exhibit Inner Densities similar to their Outer synaptic Densities in basal contacts with cone terminals. Vis Neurosci. 2011 Jan;28(1):17-28.
[PMID: 21272391]

Dhingra A, Fina ME, Neinstein A, Ramsey DJ, Xu Y, Fishman GA, Alexander KR, Qian H, Peachey NS, Gregg RG, Vardi N. (2011) Autoantibodies in melanoma-associated retinopathy target TRPM1 cation channels of retinal ON bipolar cells. J Neurosci. 2011 Mar 16;31(11):3962-7
[PMID: 21411639]

Borghuis BG, Tian L, Xu Y, Nikonov SS, Vardi N, Zemelman BV, Looger LL. (2011) Imaging light responses of targeted neuron populations in the rodent retina. J Neurosci. 31(8):2855-67
[PMID: 21414907]


Freed MA, Liang Z (2010) Reliability and frequency response of excitatory signals transmitted to different types of retinal ganglion cell. J Neurophysiol 103(3):1508-1517.
[PMID: 20089819]

Schachter MJ, Oesch N, Smith RG, Taylor WR. (2010) Dendritic Spikes Amplify the Synaptic Signal to Enhance Detection of Motion in a Simulation of the Direction-Selective Ganglion Cell. PLoS Comput Biol 6(8): e1000899
[PMID: 20808894]

Garrigan P, Ratliff CP, Klein JM, Sterling P, Brainard DH, Balasubramanian V (2010) Design of a trichromatic cone array. PLoS 6(2):e1000677.
[PMID:20168996] [FULL PDF]

Lassová L, Fina M, Sulaiman P, Vardi N (2010)Immunocytochemical evidence that monkey rod bipolar cells use GABA. Eur J Neurosci 31(4):685-696.
[PMID: 20384812]

Liang Z, Freed MA (2010) The ON pathway rectifies the OFF pathway of the mammalian retina. J Neurosci 30(16):5533-5543.
[PMID: 20410107]

Lipin MY, Smith RG, Taylor WR (2010) Maximizing contrast resolution in the outer retina of mammals. Biol Cybern 103:57–77.
[PMID: 20361204]

Sulaiman P, Fina M, Feddersen R, Vardi N (2010) Ret-PCP2 colocalizes with protein kinase C in a subset of primate ON cone bipolar cells. J Comp Neurol 518(7):1098-1112.
[PMID: 20127818]


LoGiudice L, Sterling P, Matthews G (2009) Vesicle recycling at ribbon synapses in the finely branched axon terminals of mouse retinal bipolar neurons.Neuroscience 164(4):1546-1556.
[PMID:19778591] FULL PDF]

Perge JA, Koch K, Miller R, Sterling P, Balasubramanian V (2009) How the optic nerve allocates space, energy capacity, and information. J Neurosci 29(24):7917-7928.
[PMID: 19535603][FULL PDF]

Balasubramanian V, Sterling P (2009) Receptive fields and functional architecture in the retina. J Physiol 587:2753-2767.
[PMID:19525561] [FULL PDF]

Borghuis BG, Sterling P, Smith RG (2009) Loss of sensitivity in an analog neural circuit. J Neurosci 29(10):3045-3058.
[PMID:19279241] [FULL PDF]

Yin L, Smith RG, Sterling P, Brainard D (2009) Physiology and morphology of color-oponent ganglion cells in a retina expressing a dual gradient of S and M opsins. J Neurosci 29:2706-2724.
[PMID:19261865] [FULL PDF]


Borghuis BG, Ratliff CP, Smith RG, Sterling P, Balasubramanian V (2008) Design of a neuronal array.J Neurosci 28(12):3178-3189.
[PMID:18354021] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra A, Sulaiman P, Xu Y, Fina ME, Veh RW, Vardi N (2008) Probing neurochemical structure and function of retinal ON bipolar cells with a transgenic mouse J Comp Neurol 510:484-496.
[PMID:18671302][FULL PDF]

LoGiudice L, Sterling P, Matthews G (2008) Mobility and turnover of vesicles at the synaptic ribbon. J Neurosci 28(12):3150-3158.
[PMID:18354018][FULL PDF]

Matthews, G, Sterling, P (2008) Evidence that vesicles undergo compound fusion on the synaptic ribbon. J Neurosci 28:5403-5411.
[PMID:18495874][FULL PDF]

Tokutake Y, Freed MA (2008) Retinal ganglion cells - spatial organization of the receptive field reduces temporal redundancy. Eur J Neurosci 28:914-923.

Xu Y, Sulaiman P, Feddersen RM, Liu J,Smith RG, Vardi N (2008) Retinal ON bipolar cells express a new PCP2 splice variant that accelerates the light response. J Neurosci 28(36):8873-8884.
[PMID:18768681] [FULL PDF]


Xu Y, Vasuda V, Vardi N,Sterling P, Freed M (2008) Different types of ganglion cell share a synaptic pattern.J Comp Neurol 507:1871-1878.
[PMID:18271025][FULL PDF]

Calkins D, Sterling P (2007) Microcircuitry for two types of achromatic ganglion cell in primate fovea. J Neurosci27(10):2646-2653.
[PMID:17344402][FULL PDF]

Sheng Z, Choi S-Y, Dharia A, Li J, Sterling P, Kramer RH (2007) Synaptic Ca2+ in darkness is lower in rods than cones causing slower tonic release of vesicles. J Neurosci 27(19):5033-5042.
[PMID:17494689][FULL PDF]

Shoshan-Barmatz V, Zakar M, Shmuelivich F, Nahon E, Vardi N (2007) Retina expresses a novel variant of the ryanodine receptor. Eur J Neurosci 26:3113-3125.
[PMID:18005065][FULL PDF]

Sterling P, Freed MA (2007) How robust is a neural circuit? Vis Neurosci 24:563-571.
[PMID:17711602][FULL PDF]

Zhang L-L, Delpire E, Vardi N (2007) NKCC1 does not accumulate chloride in developing retinal neurons. J Neurophysiol 98:266-277.
[PMID:17493914][FULL PDF]


Gastinger M, Barber A, Vardi N, Marshak D (2006) Histamine receptors in mammalian retinas. J Comp Neurol 495:658-667.
[PMID:16506196] [PMID:]

Kao Y-H, Sterling P (2006) Displaced GAD65 amacrine cells of the guinea pig retina are morphologically diverse. Vis Neurosci 23(6):931-939.
[PMID:17266785] [FULL PDF]

Koch K, McLean J; Segev R, Freed MA, Berry MJ II,Balasubramanian V, Sterling P (2006) How much the eye tells the brain. Curr Biol 16:1428-1434.
[PMID:15341738] [FULL PDF]

Morgan JL, Dhingra A, Vardi N, Wong ROL (2006) Axons and dendrites originate from neuroepithelial-like processes of retinal bipolar cells. Nat Neurosci 9:85-92.
[PMID:16341211] [FULL PDF]

Yin L, Smith RG, Sterling P, Brainard DH (2006) Chromatic properties of horizontal and ganglion cell responses follow a dual gradient in cone opsin expression. J Neurosci 26:12351-12361.
[PMID:17122060] [FULL PDF]

Zhang LL, Fina ME, Vardi N (2006) Regulation of KCC2 and NKCC during development: membrane insertion and differences between cell types. J Comp Neurol 499:132-143.
[PMID:16958091] [FULL PDF]

Zhang LL, Pathak HR, Coulter DA, Freed MA, Vardi N (2006) Shift of intracellular chloride concentration in ganglion and amacrine cells of developing mouse retina. J Neurophys 95:2404-2416.
[PMID:16371454][FULL PDF]


Choi S-Y, Borghuis B, Rea R, Levitan ES, Sterling P, Kramer RH (2005) Encoding light intensity by the cone photoreceptor synapse. Neuron 48:555-562.
[PMID:16301173] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra NK, Freed MA, Smith RG (2005). Voltage-gated sodium channels improve contrast sensitivity of a retinal ganglion cell. J Neurosci 25:8097-8103.
[PMID:16135767] [FULL PDF]

Freed, MA (2005). Quantal encoding of information in a retinal ganglion cell. J Neurophysiol 94:1048-1056.
[PMID:15843476] [FULL PDF]

Norton AW, Hosier S, Terew JM, Li N, Dhingra A, Vardi N, Baehr W, Cote RH (2005) Evaluation of the 17 kDa prenyl binding protein as a regulatory protein for phototransduction in retinal receptors. J Biol Chem 280:1248-1256.
[PMID:15504722] [FULL PDF]

Shoshan-Barmatz V,Orr L, Martin C, Vardi N (2005) Novel ryanodine-binding properties in mammalian retina. Intl J Biochem & Cell Biol 37:1681-1695.
[PMID:15896674] [FULL PDF]

Sterling P, Matthews G (2005) Structure and function of ribbon synapses. TINS 28:20-29.
[PMID:15626493] [FULL PDF]

Xu Y, Dhingra NK, Smith RG, Sterling P (2005) Sluggish and brisk ganglion cells detect contrast with equal sensitivity. J Neurophysiol 93:2388-2395.
[PMID:15601731] [FULL PDF]


Berntson A, Smith RG, Taylor WR (2004) Postsynaptic calcium feedback between rods and rod bipolar cells in the mouse retina. Visual Neurosci. 21:913-924.
[PMID:15733346] [FULL PDF]

Berntson A, Smith RG, Taylor WR (2004) Transmission of single photon signals through a binary synapse in the mammalian retina. Visual Neurosci. 21:693-702.
[PMID:15683577] [FULL PDF]

Demb JB, Sterling P, Freed MA (2004) How retinal ganglion cells prevent synaptic noise from reaching the spike output. J Neurophysiol 92:2510-2519.
[PMID:15175375] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra A, Faurobert E, Dascal N, Sterling P, Vardi N (2004) A retinal-specific regulator of G-protein signaling interacts with G(alpha)o and accelerates an expressed metabotropic glutamate receptor 6 cascade. J Neurosci 24(25):5684-5693.
[PMID:15215290] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra NK, Smith RG (2004) Spike generator limits efficiency of information transfer in a retinal ganglion cell. J Neuroscience 24(12):2914-2922.
[PMID:15044530] [FULL PDF]

Kao Y-H, Lassová L, Sterling P, Vardi N (2004) Evidence that two types of retinal bipolar cell use both glutamate and GABA. J Comp Neurol 478:207-218.
[PMID:15368537] [FULL PDF]

Koch K, McLean J, Berry M, Sterling P, Balasubramanian V, Freed MA (2004) Efficiency of information transmission by retinal ganglion cells. Curr Biol 14:1523-1530.
[PMID:15341738] [FULL PDF]

Rea R, Li J, Dharia A, Levitan ES, Sterling P, Kramer RH (2004) Streamlined synaptic vesicle cycle in cone photoreceptor terminals. Neuron 41:755-766.
[PMID:15003175] [FULL PDF]

Shoshan-Barmatz V, Zalk R, Gincel D, Vardi N (2004) Sub-cellular localization of VDAC in cerebellum suggests function in ER-mitochondria cross-talk. BBA-bioenergetics. 1657:105-114.
[PMID:15238267] [FULL PDF]

Schein S, Sterling P, Ngo IT, Herr S (2004) Evidence that each S cone in macaque fovea drives one narrow-field and several wide-field blue-yellow ganglion cells. J Neurosci 24(38):8366-8378.
[PMID:15385619] [FULL PDF]

Singer JH, Lassová L, Vardi N, Diamond JS (2004) Coordinated multivesicular release at a ribbon synapse. Nature Neurosci 7(8): 826-833.
[PMID:15235608] [FULL PDF]

Sterling P (2004) Principles of allostasis: optimal design, predictiveregulation, pathophysiology and rational therapeutics. IN: Allostasis, Homeostasis, and the Costs of Adaptation. (J Schulkin, ed) Cambridge University Press.

Sterling P (2004) How retinal circuits optimize the transfer of visual information. In: The Visual Neurosciences (Chalupa LM, Werner JS eds) MIT Press.

Sterling P, Demb J (2004) Retina. (REVIEW) In: The Synaptic Organization of the Brain (Shepherd GM ed),. New York: Oxford University Press, 5th edtion.

Sterling P, Smith RG (2004) Design for a binary synapse. Neuron 41:313-315.
[PMID:14766171] [FULL PDF]

Taylor WR, Smith RG (2004) Transmission of scotopic signals fromthe rod to rod-bipolar cell in the mammalian retina. Vision Res 44:3269-3276.
[PMID:15535994] [FULL PDF]

Tukker JJ, Taylor WR, Smith, RG. (2004) Direction selectivity in a model of the starburst amacrine cell. Vis Neurosci 21:611-625.
[PMID:15579224] [FULL PDF]

Zenisek D, Horst N, Merrifield C, Sterling P, Matthews G. (2004) Visualizing synaptic ribbons in the living cell. J Neurosci 24:9752-9759.
[PMID:15525760] [FULL PDF]


Ahmad KM, Klug K, Herr S, Sterling P, Schein S (2003) Cell density ratios in a foveal patch in macaque retina. Vis Neurosci 20:189-209.
[PMID:12916740] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra NK, Kao Y-H, Sterling P, Smith RG (2003) Contrast threshold of a brisk-transient ganglion cell. J Neurophysiol 89:2360-2369.
[PMID:12611985] [FULL PDF]

Freed MA, Smith RG, Sterling P (2003) Timing of quantal release from the retinal bipolar terminal is regulated by a feedback circuit. Neuron 38:89-101.
[PMID:12691667] [FULL PDF]

Herr S, Klug K, Sterling P, Schein S (2003) Inner S-cone bipolar cells provide all of the central elements for S cones in macaque retina. J Comp Neurol 457:185-201.
[PMID:12541318] [FULL PDF]

Kao Y-H, Sterling P (2003) Matching neural morphology to molecular expression: single cell injection following immunostaining. J Neurocytol 32:245-251.
[PMID:14724387] [FULL PDF]

Klug K, Herr S, Ngo I-T, Sterling P, Schein S (2003) Macaque retina contains an S-cone OFF midget pathway. J Neurosci 23(30):9881-9887.
[PMID:14586017] [FULL PDF]

Migdale K, Herr S, Klug K, Ahmad K, Linberg K, Sterling P, Schein S (2003) Two ribbon synaptic units in rod photoreceptors of macaque, human, and cat. J Comp Neurol 455:100-112.
[PMID:12454999] [FULL PDF]

Paillart C, Li J, Matthews G, Sterling P (2003) Endocytosis and vesicle recycling at a ribbon synapse. J Neurosci 23:4092-4099
[PMID:12764096] [FULL PDF]

Parsons T, Sterling P (2003) Synaptic ribbon: conveyor belt or safety belt? Neuron 37:379-382.
[PMID:12575947] [FULL PDF]

Venkataraman V, Duda T, Vardi N, Koch K-W, Sharma RK (2003) Calcium-modulated guanylate cyclase transduction machinery in the photoreceptor-bipolar synaptic region. Biochemistry 42:5640-5648.
[PMID:12741820] [FULL PDF]

Zaghloul K, Boahen K, Demb JB (2003) Different circuits for ON and OFF retinal ganglion cells cause different contrast sensitivities. J Neurosci 23:2645-2654
[PMID:12684450] [FULL PDF]


Burris C, Klug K, Ngo I-T, Sterling P, Schein S (2002) How Müller glial cells in primate fovea coat cone synaptic terminals. J Comp Neurol 453:100-111.
[PMID:12357435] [FULL PDF]

DeVries S, Qi X, Smith RG, Makous W, Sterling P (2002) Electrical coupling between mammalian cones. Curr Biol 12:1900-1907.
[PMID:12445382] [FULL PDF]

Dhingra A, Jiang M, Wang T-L, Lyubarsky A, Savchenko A, Bar-Yehuda T, Sterling P, Birnbaumer L, Vardi N (2002) Light response of retinal ON bipolar cells requires a specific splice variant of Gao. J Neurosci 22:4878-4884.
[PMID:11124982] [FULL PDF]

Heidelberger R, Sterling P, Matthews G (2002) Roles of ATP in depletion and replenishment of the releasable pool of synaptic vesicles. J Neurophysiol 88:98-106.
[PMID:12091535] [FULL PDF]

Kawai F, Sterling P (2002) cGMP modulates spike responses of retinal ganglion cells via cGMP-gated channel. Vis Neurosci 19:373-380.
[PMID:12392185] [FULL PDF]

Vardi N, Dhingra A, Zhang L, Lyubarsky A, Wang TL, Morigiwa K (2002) Neurochemical organization of the first visual synapse. Keio J Medicine 51(3):154-164.
[PMID:12371647] [FULL PDF]

Sterling P (2002) Needle from a haystack: optimal signaling by a nonlinear synapse. Neuron 34(5):670-672.
[PMID:12062013] [FULL PDF]

Sterling P (2002) How neurons compute direction. Nature 420:375-376.
[PMID:12459772] [FULL PDF]

Yang J, McBride S, Mak D-OD, Vardi N, Palczewski K, Haeseleer F, Foskett JK(2002) Identification of a family of calcium sensors as protein ligands of inositol trisphosphate receptor Ca2+ release channels. PNAS 99(11):7711-7716.
[PMID:12032348] [FULL PDF]


Demb J, Zaghloul K, Haarsma L, Sterling P (2001) Bipolar cells contribute to nonlinear spatial summation in the brisk transient (Y) ganglion cell in mammalian retina. J Neurosci 21:7447-7454.
[PMID:11567034] [FULL PDF]

Demb J, Zaghloul K, Sterling P (2001) Cellular basis for the response to second-order motion cues in Y retinal ganglion cells. Neuron 32:711-721.
[PMID:11719210] [FULL PDF]

Tsukamoto Y, Morigiwa K, Ueda M, Sterling P (2001) Microcircuits for night vision in mouse retina. J Neurosci 12:8616-8623.
[PMID:11606649] [FULL PDF]


Dhingra A, Lyubarsky A, Jiang M, Pugh EN Jr, Birnbaumer L, Sterling P, Vardi N (2000) The light response of ON bipolar neurons requires Gao. J Neurosci 20:9053-9058.
[PMID:11124982] [FULL PDF]

Freed MA (2000) Parallel cone bipolar pathways to ganglion cell use different rates and amplitude of quantal excitation. J Neurosci 20:3956-3963.
[PMID:10818130] [FULL PDF]

Freed MA (2000) Rate of quantal excitation to a retinal ganglion cell evoked by sensory input. J Neurophysiol 83:2956-2966.
[PMID:10805691] [FULL PDF]

Hsu A, Smith RG, Buchsbaum G, Sterling P (2000) Cost of cone coupling to trichromacy in primate fovea. J Opt Soc Amer A 17:635-640.
[PMID:10708045] [FULL PDF]

Vardi N, Duvoisin R, Wu G, Sterling P (2000) Localization of mGluR6 to dendrites of ON bipolar cells in primate retina. J Comp Neurol 423:402-412.
[PMID:10870081] [FULL PDF]

Vardi N, Zhang LL, Payne JA, Sterling P (2000) Evidence that different cation chloride cotransporters in retinal neurons allow opposite responses to GABA. J Neurosci 20(20):7657-7663.
[PMID:11027226] [FULL PDF]

Invited Chapters

Smith RG, Taylor WR (2013) Dendritic Computation of Direction in Retinal Neurons. In Eds: Cuntz H,Remme MWH, Torben-Nielsen B The Computing Dendrite: From Structure to Function, Springer Series in Computational Neuroscience,ISBN-13: 978-1461480938

Smith, R.G. (20010b) Rod photoreceptor cells: soma and synapse. In Eds, Besharse J, Dana R, and Dartt DA, et al, Encyclopedia of the Eye, 4-volume set, May, 2010, Academic Press, ISBN-13: 9780123741981.

Smith, R.G. (20010a) Cone photoreceptor cells: soma and synapse. In Eds, Besharse J, Dana R, and Dartt DA, et al, Encyclopedia of the Eye, 4-volume set, May, 2010, Academic Press, ISBN-13: 9780123741981.

Smith, R.G. (2008) Contributions of Horizontal Cells. In: Allan I. Basbaum, Akimichi Kaneko, Gordon M. Shepherd, and Gerald Westheimer (Editors) The Senses: A Comprehensive Reference, Vol 1, Vision I, Richard Masland, and Thomas D Albright, Eds. San Diego, Academic Press, p 348-350. ISBN-13: 978-0126394825

Dhingra NK, Smith R, Sterling P (2003) Psychophysics to biophysics: how perception depends on circuits, synapses, and vesicles. In: A. Kaneko (Ed) The Neural Basis of Early Vision. Keio University International symposia for Life Sciences and Medicine, Springer-Verlag, Tokyo, Vol. 11.

Sterling P (2004) Principles of allostasis: optimal design, predictive regulation, pathophysiology and rational therapeutics. IN: Allostasis, Homeostasis, and the Costs of Adaptation. (J Schulkin, ed) Cambridge University Press. [FULL PDF]

Sterling P (2004) How retinal circuits optimize the transfer of visual information. In: The Visual Neurosciences (Chalupa LM, Werner JS eds) MIT Press. [FULL PDF ]

Sterling P, Demb J (2004) Retina. (REVIEW) In: The Synaptic Organization of the Brain (Shepherd GM ed),. New York: Oxford University Press, 5th edtion. [FULL PDF]

Smith, R.G. (2003) Retina. In: Michael A. Arbib (Ed.): The Handbook of Brain Theory and Neural Networks (second ed). MIT Press, Bradford Books, ISBN-13: 978-0262011976

Sterling, P. (1999) The ganglion cell receptive field. In: The Retinal Basis of Vision. (eds. J. Toyoda, M. Murakami, A. Kaneko, T. Saito), Amsterdam, Elsevier Science B, pp. 163-169.

Sterling P (1998) Retina. (REVIEW) In: The Synaptic Organization of the Brain (Shepherd GM ed),. New York: Oxford University Press, 4th edition.

Sterling P (1992) Retina. (REVIEW) In: The Synaptic Organization of the Brain (Shepherd GM ed),. New York: Oxford University Press, 3rd edition.