Advances in Photoreception: Proceedings of a Symposium on Frontiers of Visual Science
National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Committee on Vision
National Academies Press, Feb 1, 1990 - Medical - 160 pages
One of a continuing series on Frontiers of Visual Science, this short volume contains papers presented at a recent symposium. These papers describe techniques for assessing the structure and function of photoreception, both in isolation and in aggregation as the "receptor mosaic" of the retina. Also described are dynamic and spatial sampling properties of photoreceptors, with an emphasis on techniques of measurement and associated models of retinal function.
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Introduction Robert Shapley
Color and Wavelength Specificity of Receptors 17
Transduction Adaptation and Disease Processes 39