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Keywords: Chromatophores
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J Exp Biol (2022) 225 (10): jeb210401.
Published: 20 May 2022
... chromatophores in colour change. Our Review concludes that the physiological costs result from either one or a combination of the processes of (i) production, (ii) translocation and (iii) maintenance of pigments within the colour-containing cells (chromatophores). In addition, both types of colour change...
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J Exp Biol (2020) 223 (24): jeb230375.
Published: 29 December 2020
...Tomás Horacio Delgadin; Diana Carolina Castañeda-Cortés; Clara Sacks; Andrés Breccia; Juan Ignacio Fernandino; Paula Gabriela Vissio ABSTRACT Morphological background adaptation is both an endocrine and a nervous response, involving changes in the amount of chromatophores and pigment concentration...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (21): 3391–3398.
Published: 1 November 2015
... Chromatophores Animals were tested separately. After being placed at one end of the experimental tank each animal was left to settle for at least 5 min. We then waited until two conditions were met: (1) The animal remained motionless on one side of the tank; (2) The body colour became uniform...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (5): 748–756.
Published: 1 March 2015
... mainly undertake various non-image-forming tasks. They form specialised photosensory systems that measure the quality and quantity of light and enable appropriate behavioural and physiological responses. Chromatophores are dermal non-visual photoreceptors directly exposed to light and they not only...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (13): 2177–2190.
Published: 1 July 2003
... or chromatophores extending centrally from dorsal and ventral reservoirs are filled with pigment during the light-adapted state but empty in the dark-adapted state. The locus of each transmission measurement was noted on both detailed drawings and photographs of the corneal pigmentation pattern. For each cornea...
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J Exp Biol (1985) 117 (1): 415–431.
Published: 1 July 1985
...F. DUBAS; P.R. BOYLE Innervation of chromatophore muscles of the octopus Eledone cirrhosa was investigated by stimulating nerve bundles in the skin with a suction electrode and monitoring chromatophore movements with a photo-cell or a video camera. Attention was focused on the organization...