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Photoreceptor evolution: Ancient siblings serve different tasks

Author:
  • Dan-E Nilsson
Publishing year: 2005
Language: English
Pages: 94-96
Publication/Series: Current Biology
Volume: 15
Issue: 3
Document type: Journal article (letter)
Publisher: Elsevier

Abstract english

Photoreceptor cells of vertebrate eyes are fundamentally different from those of invertebrate eyes. New work on the brain of a ragworm now suggests that ancestral bilaterians possessed both types of photoreceptor cell.

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  • Zoology

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Published
  • Lund Vision Group
  • ISSN: 1879-0445
Dan-E Nilsson
E-mail: dan-e.nilsson [at] biol.lu.se

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