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Sensory Transduction in the Eye Each rod or cone in the vertebrate retina
contains visual pigments that consist of a lightabsorbing mo ecule called retinal (
a derivative of vitamir A) bonded to a membrare protein called an Y opsrn Opsrns
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 keeps ...
All the rods or cones that feed information to one ganglion cell form the receptive
field for that cell. A larger receptive field (in which rnore rods or cones. When an
illurrinated rod or cone stimulates a horizontal cell, the hor'zontal cel 'nhibits ...
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