Retinal-Binding Protein in the Honeybee Retina

  • I. M. Pepe
  • J. Schwemer
  • R. Paulsen
  • C. Cugnoli
Part of the NATO Asi Series book series (NSSA, volume 75)


The morphology and physiology of the honeybee visual system have accumulated enough data to formulate general ideas on the structure and function of the compound eye. In contrast, the study of its chemistry has encountered unusual difficulties. For example important problems as the isolation and identification of the visual pigments as well as that of their turnover, have not ben solved so far.


High Pressure Liquid Chromatography Colour Vision Visual Pigment Retinula Cell Preparative Electrophoresis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • I. M. Pepe
    • 1
  • J. Schwemer
    • 2
  • R. Paulsen
    • 2
  • C. Cugnoli
    • 1
  1. 1.Institue of Cybernetics and Biophysics of CNRCamogliItaly
  2. 2.Institut fur TierphysiologieRuhr-Universitat BochumWest Germany

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