Day: August 13, 2017

Your Eyes Not The Only Part Of Your Body That See

Your Eyes Not The Only Part Of Your Body That See

Your Eyes Not The Only Part Of Your Body That See. Melanopsin is a type of photopigment belonging to a larger family of light-sensitive retinal proteins called opsins and encoded by the gene Opn4. It was first discovered by Ignacio Provencio as a novel opsin in the melanophores, or light-sensitive skin cells, of the African clawed frog in 1998. A year later, researchers

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