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Xiongli Yang

Xiongli Yang, Chinese neurophysiologist (Shanghai 14 October 1941 –


Pioneered the study of neural mechanisms underlying information processing in the vertebrate retina

Characterized the glutamate and GABA receptors in retinal neurons

Discovered light receptor signals received on horizontal cells

First to report that cooperators electric coupling between sight poles and sight cones were reinforced because of background light

First to discover that sight cone signal was prohibited in secret