Chapter 8. Cellular Mechanisms of a Young-Hering Visual System

  1. A. V. S. de Reuck M.Sc., D.I.C., A.R.C.S. and
  2. Julie Knight B.A.
  1. G. Svaetichin,
  2. K. Negishi and
  3. R. Fatehchand

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470719404.ch8

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Colour Vision: Physiology and Experimental Psychology

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Colour Vision: Physiology and Experimental Psychology

How to Cite

Svaetichin, G., Negishi, K. and Fatehchand, R. (1965) Cellular Mechanisms of a Young-Hering Visual System, 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.ch8

Author Information

  1. Departtnent of Neurobiology, Instituto Venezolano de Investigariones Cientifiras, Caracas, Venezuela

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:

  • young-helmholtz theory;
  • colour vision;
  • cyanolabe;
  • primary receptors;
  • microdensitometer

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Youizg's Three-Receptor Theory

  • Hering's Opponent Colour Theory

  • A Young-Hering System

  • Existing Neurophysiological Data

  • Receptor Potentials

  • Absorption Spectra of Cone and Rod Pigments

  • Absence in Cones of Photoproducts within the Visible Range

  • Regular Orientation of the Cone Pignierzt Molecules

  • Spectral Distribution of the Receptor Pigments

  • Electrical Responses of Neuronal and Non-Neuronal Elements of the Retina

  • Cellular Mechanisms for Colour Matching and Mixing

  • Concluding Revnarks

  • Summary

  • References