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Adaptive Mechanisms in the Ecology of Vision

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    Chapter 1 Light and photoreception: Physical principles
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    Chapter 2 Light and photoreception: Visual pigments and photoreception
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    Chapter 3 Compound eye structure: Matching eye to environment
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    Chapter 4 Vertebrate optical structure
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    Chapter 5 A review of vertebrate and invertebrate ocular filters
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    Chapter 6 Vertebrate photoreceptors
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    Chapter 7 The extraretinal photoreceptors of non-mammalian vertebrates
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    Chapter 8 The regulation of vertebrate biological clocks by light
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    Chapter 9 Adaptation of visual pigments to the aquatic environment
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    Chapter 10 Visual adaptations in crustaceans: Spectral sensitivity in diverse habitats
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    Chapter 11 Functional organization of the outer retina in aquatic and terrestrial vertebrates: comparative aspects and possible significance to the ecology of vision
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    Chapter 12 Inner retinal signal processing: adaptation to environmental light
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    Chapter 13 Ecological aspects of vertebrate visual ontogeny
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    Chapter 14 Molecular biology of photoreceptor spectral sensitivity
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    Chapter 15 Visual systems, behaviour, and environment in cephalopods
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    Chapter 16 Optical structure and visual fields in birds: their relationship with foraging behaviour and ecology
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    Chapter 17 Behavioural ecology and retinal cell topography
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    Chapter 18 Flower advertisement for insects: Bees, a case study
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    Chapter 19 Bioluminescence
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    Chapter 20 The behavior of animals around twilight with emphasis on coral reef communities
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    Chapter 21 Vision and Behavior in Primates
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Chapter title
Molecular biology of photoreceptor spectral sensitivity
Chapter number 14
Book title
Adaptive Mechanisms in the Ecology of Vision
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 1999
DOI 10.1007/978-94-017-0619-3_14
Book ISBNs
978-9-04-815124-0, 978-9-40-170619-3

J. K. Bowmaker, D. M. Hunt

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 17 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 41%
Student > Bachelor 3 18%
Researcher 3 18%
Other 1 6%
Student > Master 1 6%
Other 2 12%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 8 47%
Neuroscience 3 18%
Computer Science 1 6%
Nursing and Health Professions 1 6%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 6%
Other 3 18%