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Non-rod, non-cone photoreception in the vertebrates.

Abstract:

When reflected from a surface, light can provide a representation of the spatial environment, whilst gross changes in environment light can signal the time of day. The differing sensory demands of using light to detect environmental space and time appear to have provided the selection pressures for the evolution of different photoreceptor systems in the vertebrates, and probably all animals. This point has been well recognised in the non-mammals, which possess multiple opsin/vitamin A-based p...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Role:
Author
Journal:
Progress in retinal and eye research
Volume:
21
Issue:
6
Pages:
507-527
Publication date:
2002-11-05
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EISSN:
1873-1635
ISSN:
1350-9462
URN:
uuid:80f4af6f-a9aa-4c72-978a-88ea6673908b
Source identifiers:
101240
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pubs:101240

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