Channels in Photoreceptors

  • Juan Bacigalupo
Part of the Series of the Centro de Estudios Científicos de Santiago book series (SCEC)


Photoreceptors are cells of the visual system specialized for responding to changes in light intensity. Their response consists of a change in membrane voltage.


Outer Segment Internal Transmitter Rhodopsin Molecule Macroscopic Conductance Vertebrate Photoreceptor 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Bacigalupo
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  1. 1.Departmento de Biología, Facultad de CienciasUniversidad de ChileSantiagoChile

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