Rod Cells

Special Features

Rod cells are longer and leaner than cone cells, but have the same structure. They are about 2 microns in diameter and 100 microns long. Consist of 4 distinct regions.

Last Seen

Rod cells are concentrated at the outer edges of the retina. There are approximately 130 million cells in the human retina.

Known Accomplices

Wanted For

Rod cells are responsible for receiving the shape, size, and brightness of images. They don't receive color and are very sensitive to light.