Electrical response of bat retina to spectral stimulation: comparison of four microchiropteran species

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Electrical response of bat retina to spectral stimulation: comparison of four microchiropteran species
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Experientia
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Hope, G. M.
Bhatnagar, K. P.
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Eptesicus Fuscus ( local )
Desmodus Rotundus ( local )
Artibeus Jamaicensis ( local )
Carollia Perspicillata ( local )
Electrical Responses ( local )
Bat Retinas ( local )
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Abstract:
Electrical responses of the retinas of 4 species of microchiropteran bats stimulated by spectrally restricted light flashes were found to diverge systematically from the rhodopsin absorption spectrum. The divergence was progressively greater across the 4 species. The results appeared explainable by assuming a second photoreceptor class and photopigment which was present in progressively greater numbers in the retinas ofEptesicus fuscus, Desmodus rotundus, Artibeus jamaicensis andCarollia perspicillata.
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Experientia, Vol. 35, no. 9 (1979-09).

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