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Rod Cell - Eye

The light sensitive cells of the vertebrate eye that specifically detect photons of light but cannot differentiate the wavelength of these (colours) well.

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Retina and fetus

... scheme of a section of the retina of a human's eye. We're to name the elements of the retina marked as letters. That's what I have: a - ganglion cell b - bipolar cell c - cone cell d - rod cell But I don't have even a slightest guess with e ...

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by Juggler
Wed Oct 05, 2011 5:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Retina and fetus
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Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?

... the cause has to do with the adaptation of the eye to light. the darkness causes all the retinen in cone cells to associate with its opsin partner, leading to ... few minutes for the eye to adapt and to switch from rod cells to cone cells. I believe the term for this is ...

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by MrMistery
Thu Jan 10, 2008 6:42 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Are tissues in the body capable of sensing pain?
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The Fiber Disease

... transduction is defined as the response of a cell to the application of an external stimulus. ... in eucaryotes. a target that is affected and produces the cellular response Typical targets are: ... stimulus levels. Example: Adaptation of the eye to bright sunlight or dim moonlight. Keywords: ...

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by Skytroll
Fri Aug 18, 2006 3:07 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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