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J Exp Biol (2017) 220 (13): 2418–2425.
Published: 01 July 2017
.../burrowing than Thamnophis . We found that P. melanoleucus expresses two cone opsins (SWS1, LWS) and rhodopsin (RH1) within the eye. Immunohistochemistry localized rhodopsin to the outer segment of photoreceptors in the all-cone retina of the snake and all opsin genes produced functional visual pigments when...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (18): 2790–2801.
Published: 15 September 2016
... objects or living organisms, or in signals displayed by conspecifics. UV visual pigments are based on opsins, the same family of proteins that are used to detect light in conventional photoreceptors. Despite some interesting exceptions, most animal species have a single photoreceptor class devoted...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (5): 748–756.
Published: 01 March 2015
.... Chromatophores Opsins Photoreceptors Pigment cells Visual pigments In mammals, eyes serve as the only photosensory organ to detect changes in the photic environment. In addition to eyes for vision, non-mammalian vertebrates and invertebrates possess multiple tissues and organs responsible for light...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (19): 3248–3254.
Published: 01 October 2011
... by Levine and colleagues ( Levine et al., 1979 ) using MSP and Nitro-blue tetrazolium chloride reduction found that a variety of fish, including cichlids ( Cichlasoma longimanus and Heterotilapia multispinosa ) and knife fish ( Notopterus ), exhibit intra-retinal variability in visual pigment...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (20): 3586–3592.
Published: 15 October 2010
.... Most caecilians are fossorial with, as far as is known any surface activity occurring mainly at night. They have relatively small, poorly developed eyes and might be expected to possess detectable changes in the spectral sensitivity of their visual pigments. Microspectrophotometry was used to determine...
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J Exp Biol (2009) 212 (23): 3781–3794.
Published: 01 December 2009
... head, each eye oriented at a different angle ( Mandapaka et al., 2006 ). * Author for correspondence ( elke.buschbeck@uc.edu ) 22 8 2009 © 2009. 2009 stemmata eye in situ hybridization visual pigments visual system insects Adult insects are generally...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (16): 2923–2931.
Published: 15 August 2007
... significant differences in the optical properties of the lenses between the first three groups and between the predatory species. The properties of the lenses correlate well with known complements of visual pigments and feeding habits. Lenticular zones focusing ultraviolet light were found in two diurnal...