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J Exp Biol (2019) 222 (21): jeb209015.
Published: 8 November 2019
... with reflecting superposition optics. These eyes view the world through an orbital hood that is 80–90% as transparent as seawater across visible wavelengths (400–700 nm). Through electroretinography and microspectrophotometry, we found the eyes of A. heterochaelis have a temporal sampling rate of >40 Hz...
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J Exp Biol (2016) 219 (9): 1394–1404.
Published: 1 May 2016
... visual system. Design-based stereology and microspectrophotometry were used to assess spatial resolving power and spectral sensitivity of saltwater ( Crocodylus porosus ) and freshwater crocodiles ( Crocodylus johnstoni ). Both species possess a foveal streak that spans the naso-temporal axis...
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J Exp Biol (2015) 218 (10): 1556–1563.
Published: 15 May 2015
... that all show minimal UV reflectance. Here, we determine the cone photoreceptor spectral sensitivities and opsin expression of the two lineages, to test whether they differ, particularly in the UV wavelengths. Using microspectrophotometry on retinal cone photoreceptors, we identified a long-wavelength...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (23): 4454–4461.
Published: 1 December 2013
... it an ideal candidate for intraspecific differences in spectral sensitivity. Here, the visual pigments of P. elegans were fully characterised through molecular sequencing of five visual opsin genes and measurement of their absorbance spectra using microspectrophotometry. Three of the genes, LWS , SW1 and SWS2...
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J Exp Biol (2013) 216 (6): 1041–1052.
Published: 15 March 2013
... of the chromophore bound to opsin proteins was investigated using high performance liquid chromatography. The opsin genes were then cloned and sequenced, and the absorption spectra of different types of cones were obtained by microspectrophotometry. Two green (EJ-RH2-1, EJ-RH2-2) and one red (EJ-LWS) cone opsin...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (7): 1090–1105.
Published: 1 April 2012
... among bowerbird species that occupy different visual habitats and are highly diverged in plumage and decoration colour displays, which are important in mate choice and possibly reproductive isolation. Microspectrophotometry of violet-, short-, medium- and long-wavelength-sensitive cones revealed...
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J Exp Biol (2012) 215 (4): 657–662.
Published: 15 February 2012
...@rug.nl ) 7 11 2011 © 2012. 2012 iridescence wing coloration imaging scatterometry microspectrophotometry Papilionidae The striking coloration of butterflies is generally determined by the scales that cover the wings like shingles on a roof. A rare exception to this rule...
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J Exp Biol (2011) 214 (3): 422–431.
Published: 1 February 2011
... microspectrophotometry to measure the absorption spectra of photoreceptors from the eyes of two different scallop species. Photoreceptors from the proximal and distal retinas of the sea scallop Placopecten magellanicus had absorption peak wavelengths (λ max ) of 488±1 nm (mean ± s.e.m.; N =20) and 513±3 nm ( N =26...
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J Exp Biol (2010) 213 (22): 3843–3851.
Published: 15 November 2010
... functions in Talorchestia longicornis , a species in which orientation and rhythm entrainment are wavelength-specific behaviors. Microspectrophotometry, electroretinogram recording and behavioral assays were used to determine visual pigments, retinal spectral sensitivity and whole-animal spectral...
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J Exp Biol (2008) 211 (9): 1495–1503.
Published: 1 May 2008
... conditions; (2) short wavelength-reduced conditions similar to the natural environment; or (3) the natural environment (wild-caught). Microspectrophotometry was used to determine the wavelengths of spectral sensitivity of the photoreceptors at four developmental stages: larval, post-settlement, juvenile...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (23): 4123–4135.
Published: 1 December 2007
... of SWS1 opsin expression in the retina of adult rainbow trout, perhaps via a reverse process to that occurring in the juvenile, has not been investigated. Here, we used in situ hybridization with species-specific riboprobes and microspectrophotometry on rainbow trout retina to show that: (1) single cones...
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J Exp Biol (2007) 210 (3): 447–453.
Published: 1 February 2007
... North-American species ( Uca pugnax and U. pugilator ), one species from the Indo-West Pacific ( U. vomeris )and the only Eastern-Atlantic species ( U. tangeri ) of fiddler crabs using in situ microspectrophotometry of frozen sections of dark-adapted eyes. Only one spectral class of visual receptor...
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J Exp Biol (2006) 209 (23): 4776–4787.
Published: 1 December 2006
... that species with pigmented oil droplets should modulate the density of pigment in response to ambient light intensity and thereby regulate the amount of light transmitted to the outer segment. In this study, microspectrophotometry was used to measure the absorption spectra of cone oil droplets in chickens...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (26): 4587–4594.
Published: 15 December 2004
... the potential for colour vision. Using microspectrophotometry, we show that the retinae of the giant shovelnose ray ( Rhinobatos typus ) and the eastern shovelnose ray ( Aptychotrema rostrata ) contain three spectrally distinct cone visual pigments with wavelengths of maximum absorbance(λ max ) at 477, 502...
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J Exp Biol (2004) 207 (7): 1229–1240.
Published: 1 March 2004
... on the spectral absorption characteristics of the visual pigments and cone oil droplets in the retinal photoreceptors of the wedge-tailed shearwater Puffinus pacificus ,measured using microspectrophotometry. The wedge-tailed shearwater is a marine pelagic species that spends most of its life on the open ocean...
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J Exp Biol (2003) 206 (15): 2611–2617.
Published: 1 August 2003
...Mirka Jokela; Annika Vartio; Lars Paulin; Nanna Fyhrquist-Vanni; Kristian Donner SUMMARY Absorbance spectra were measured by microspectrophotometry in retinal rods of sand gobies ( Pomatoschistus minutus ) from four allopatric populations (Baltic Sea, Swedish west coast, English Channel...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (24): 3925–3935.
Published: 15 December 2002
... in the retinal ganglion cell layer. Microspectrophotometry revealed a single class of rod,four spectrally distinct types of single cone and a single class of double cone. In the case of the single cone types, which contained visual pigments with wavelengths of maximum absorbance (λ max ) at 424, 458,505 and 567...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (23): 3661–3667.
Published: 1 December 2002
...Julia Shand; Nathan S. Hart; Nicole Thomas; Julian C. Partridge SUMMARY The spectral absorption characteristics of the visual pigments in the photoreceptors of the black bream Acanthopagrus butcheri Munro(Sparidae, Teleostei), were measured using microspectrophotometry. A single cohort of fish aged...
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J Exp Biol (2002) 205 (7): 927–938.
Published: 1 April 2002
.... However, bleaching of this pigment with white light did not yield a long-lived photoproduct as usually seen for`true' rods on the microspectrophotometer. * e-mail: ERL1@cornell.edu 21 1 2002 © The Company of Biologists Limited 2002 2002 vision microspectrophotometry anoline...
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J Exp Biol (2001) 204 (14): 2581–2587.
Published: 15 July 2001
...Lyle L. Britt; Ellis R. Loew; William N. McFarland SUMMARY Microspectrophotometry was used to measure the visual pigments in the rods and cones of 22 species of marine fish larvae netted from the surface waters off Friday Harbor Laboratories, Washington, USA. 13 species had rods, 12 of which...