Photoresponsiveness and Models: Contributions and General Discussion

  • B. F. Erlanger
  • G. Montagnoli
  • W. ShropshireJr.
Part of the NATO Advanced Science Institutes Series book series (NSSA, volume 68)


The study of photoreception in living organisms is a broad field of research. The lectures reported in the preceding chapters demonstrate that the field is amenable to a multidisciplinary approach. Individual contributions in the area of basic mechanisms of photoregulation, and in their application to systems that function in plant and animals, were also presented in addition to descriptions of model systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. F. Erlanger
    • 1
  • G. Montagnoli
    • 2
  • W. ShropshireJr.
    • 3
  1. 1.Columbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Consiglio Nazionale delle RicerchePisaItaly
  3. 3.Smithsonian InstitutionRockvilleUSA

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