Definition of Photoreceptor. Meaning of Photoreceptor. Synonyms of Photoreceptor

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- A photoreceptor cell is a specialized type of neuroepithelial cell found in the retina that is capable of visual phototransduction. The great biological...
- Photoreceptor can refer to: In anatomy/cell biology: Photoreceptor cell, a photosensitive cell in the retina of vertebrate eyes Simple eye in invertebrates...
- epithelial cells. The primary light-sensing cells in the retina are the photoreceptor cells, which are of two types: rods and cones. Rods function mainly...
- progressive loss of rod photoreceptor cells in the back of the eye. This is generally followed by loss of cone photoreceptor cells. Diagnosis is by an...
- Photoreceptor proteins are light-sensitive proteins involved in the sensing and response to light in a variety of organisms. Some examples are rhodopsin...
- between photoreceptors (rod cells and cone cells) and ganglion cells. They act, directly or indirectly, to transmit signals from the photoreceptors to the...
- Additionally not all ocelli and ommatidia of invertebrates have simple photoreceptors; many, including the ommatidia of most insects and the central eyes...
- Cone cells, or cones, are photoreceptor cells in the retinas of vertebrate eyes including the human eye. They respond differently to light of different...
- closure of cyclic GMP-gated cation channel, and hyperpolarization of the photoreceptor cell. Following isomerization and release from the opsin protein, all-trans...
- ommatidia (singular: ommatidium). An ommatidium contains a cluster of photoreceptor cells surrounded by support cells and pigment cells. The outer part...
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