glutamate release from rods stimulates the retinal ganglion cells   B. glutamate release from rods stimulates bipolar cells which then inhibit retinal ganglion cells     C. glutamate release from rods is reduced which then fails to excite retinal ganglion cells   D. glutamate release from rods inhibits the bipolar cells which then inhibit retinal ganglion cells

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In complete darkness, why are there no neural signals being sent to the brain by the retinal ganglion cells?

  A.

glutamate release from rods stimulates the retinal ganglion cells

  B.

glutamate release from rods stimulates bipolar cells which then inhibit retinal ganglion cells

 

  C.

glutamate release from rods is reduced which then fails to excite retinal ganglion cells

  D.

glutamate release from rods inhibits the bipolar cells which then inhibit retinal ganglion cells

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