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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (10): 1837–1849.
Published: 15 May 2013
...Barbara-Anne Battelle; Karen E. Kempler; Alexander K. Parker; Cristina D. Gaddie SUMMARY Dark and light adaptation in photoreceptors involve multiple processes including those that change protein concentrations at photosensitive membranes. Light- and dark-adaptive changes in protein levels...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (10): 1703–1713.
Published: 15 April 2004
... pigment molecule per rhodopsin increased the photoreceptor absorption by 14-18% with respect to pure rhodopsin, whilst two sensitizing pigment molecules per rhodopsin increased the absorption by 20-27%. Upon light adaptation, when the pupil mechanism is activated,photoreceptor absorption decreases...
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J Exp Biol (1989) 146 (1): 39–62.
Published: 1 September 1989
... in the distribution of energy). This trade-off can be carefully regulated to maximize the information gathered (i.e. the number of pictures an eye can reconstruct). Similar trade-offs can be performed neurally by area summation mechanisms. Light adaptation in photoreceptors introduces the roles played by cellular...