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Visual cells in evolution

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Published by Raven Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photoreceptors -- Evolution -- Congresses,
  • Anatomy, Comparative -- Congresses,
  • Photoreceptors -- Ultrastructure -- Congresses,
  • Evolution -- Congresses,
  • Visual perception -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Jane A. Westfall.
    ContributionsWestfall, Jane A., American Society of Zoologists.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH515 .V57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 161 p. :
    Number of Pages161
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4273607M
    ISBN 10089004760X
    LC Control Number81019903

      The human visual system can detect and discriminate between an incredibly diverse assortment of stimuli that may be chromatic or achromatic, in motion or not, patterned or unpatterned, two-dimensional or three. Remarkably, the neural end-product of visual stimuli impacting upon the retina is, in one sense, always the same. After the complexities of phototransduction, lateral interactions. The Evolution of the Immune System: Conservation and Diversification is the first book of its kind that prompts a new perspective when describing and considering the evolution of the immune system. Its unique approach summarizes, updates, and provides new insights on the different immune receptors, soluble factors, and immune cell effectors.

    The evolution of the vertebrate eye remains so far unresolved. Amphioxus frontal eye pigment cells and photoreceptors were proposed to be homologous to vertebrate photoreceptors and retinal pigmented epithelium, based on ultrastructural morphology and gene expression analysis in B. floridae. Here, we present comparative molecular data using two additional amphioxus species, a closely related B. Eventually, cell phone manufacturers began to realize that they could integrate other technologies into their phone and expand its features. The earliest smartphones let users access email, and use the phone as a fax machine, pager, and address book. In recent years, the purpose of the cell phone has shifted from a verbal communication tool to a.

    A salient feature of all photoreceptor cells is the presence of a specialized compartment (disc outer segments in vertebrates, and microvillar rhabdomeres in insects), whose primary role is to. EVOLUTION ORIGIN AND BEYOND Afterhisfive-yearroundtheworldvoyage,Darwinarrived books on coral reefs, volcanic islands, and geological observationsonSouthAmerica. imaginative fictions, since there are no visual records beyond year-old artworks made by early.


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Visual cells in evolution. New York: Raven Press, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jane A Westfall; American Society of Zoologists.

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