Structure of the Retinal Membrane Containing the Visual Pigments
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There is at present considerable interest in the steps in vision which follow immediately upon absorption of light by a molecule of the visual pigment. Any hypothesis as to the molecular events needs to be based on the structure of the membrane containing the pigment. X-ray diffraction analysis is useful in picturing the membrane because the studies are carried out on retina in physiological solution.
KeywordsOuter Segment Visual Pigment Visual Cell Disc Membrane Disc Structure
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