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rhodopsin. To uriderstand the relationship between the structure of rods and light
absorption, examine Figure 49.20. As Figure 49.20 explains, rhodopsin changes
shape when it absorbs light, a process referred to as "bleachirg." Bright light ...
Absorption oi light (a) Rods contain the visual pigment rhodopsin, which is
embedded converts the cis isomer to the trans" isomer, which in a stack of
membranous disks in the rod's outer segment. causes opsin to change its
0 Light Q Active Q Transducin Q Activated PDE isomerizes rhodopsin activates
the detaches cyclic retinal, which in turn enzyme phos- guanosine ' ates activates
h diesterase mo hosphat 0 9 9 0 6 Light isomerizes retinal, which activates.
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