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Glass scales on the wing of the swordtail butterfly Graphium sarpedon act as thin film polarizing reflectors
SUMMARY The wings of the swordtail butterfly Graphium sarpedon (the Common Bluebottle) have blue/green-colored patches that are covered on the underside by two types of scales: white and glassExpand
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Confocal mapping of cortical inputs onto identified pyramidal neurons.
Using a confocal microscopy protocol, we carried out a microcircuitry investigation of cortical connections in monkey temporal cortex. Inputs were labeled by BDA injections in posterior area TE, andExpand
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Appearance of Opsin-containing Vesicles as Rhabdomeric Precursors and Their Incorporation into the Rhabdom around Dusk in the Compound Eye of the Crab, Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Abstract This paper presents immunocytochemical, freeze-fracture, and fine-structural evidence for the hypothesis that the precursors of the rhabdomeric membranes are vesicles in the photoreceptorsExpand
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Spectrally tuned structural and pigmentary coloration of birdwing butterfly wing scales
The colourful wing patterns of butterflies play an important role for enhancing fitness; for instance, by providing camouflage, for interspecific mate recognition, or for aposematic display. CloselyExpand
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Unitary giant synapses embracing a single neuron at the convergent site of time‐coding pathways of an electric fish, Gymnarchus niloticus
Phase‐locking neurons in the electrosensory lateral line lobe (ELL) of a weakly electric fish, Gymnarchus niloticus, fire an action potential in response to each cycle of the sinusoidalExpand
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Time disparity sensitive behavior and its neural substrates of a pulse-type gymnotiform electric fish, Brachyhypopomus gauderio
Roles of the time coding electrosensory system in the novelty responses of a pulse-type gymnotiform electric fish, Brachyhypopomus, were examined behaviorally, physiologically, and anatomically.Expand
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Pathway-Specific Utilization of Synaptic Zinc in the Macaque Ventral Visual Cortical Areas
Synaptic zinc is an activity-related neuromodulator, enriched in hippocampal mossy fibers and a subset of glutamatergic cortical projections, exclusive of thalamocortical or corticothalamic. SomeExpand
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Combined pigmentary and structural effects tune wing scale coloration to color vision in the swallowtail butterfly Papilio xuthus
Butterflies have well-developed color vision, presumably optimally tuned to the detection of conspecifics by their wing coloration. Here we investigated the pigmentary and structural basis of theExpand
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Disruption of actin filament organization by cytochalasin D inhibits rhabdom synthesis in the compound eye of the crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Abstract.This paper demonstrates that the actin filaments in the photoreceptor cell body of the crab Hemigrapsus sanguineus are involved in the transport of the smooth endoplasmic reticulum in theExpand
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Colocalization of pinopsin with two types of G-protein α-subunits in the chicken pineal gland
Abstract. Pinopsin is a photoreceptive molecule present in the outer segments of chicken pinealocytes. In this paper, the localization of α-subunits of G-proteins, rod transducin (Gt1) and Gq/11, wasExpand
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