Chapter 2. The Clustering of Fish Visual Pigments Around Discrete Spectral Positions, and Its Bearing on Chemical Structure

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Julie Knight B.A.
  1. H. J. A. Dartnall and
  2. J. N. Lythgoe

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719404.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Colour Vision: Physiology and Experimental Psychology

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Colour Vision: Physiology and Experimental Psychology

How to Cite

Dartnall, H. J. A. and Lythgoe, J. N. (2008) The Clustering of Fish Visual Pigments Around Discrete Spectral Positions, and Its Bearing on Chemical Structure, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Colour Vision: Physiology and Experimental Psychology (eds A. V. S. de Reuck and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470719404.ch2

Author Information

  1. Medical Research Council Vision Research Unit, Institute of Ophthalmology, London

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1965

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470722848

Online ISBN: 9780470719404

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Keywords:

  • retinene;
  • proteins;
  • opsins;
  • visual pigments

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Relation Between λmax of Retinene, and Retinene1 Retinene2 Pigments in Identical-Opsin Pairs

  • Are the λmax of Visual Pigments Continuously Variable?

  • Structural Implications of Clustering

  • References

  • Discussion