From Blue Light to Clock Genes in Zebrafish ZEM-2S Cells

@inproceedings{Ramos2014FromBL,
  title={From Blue Light to Clock Genes in Zebrafish ZEM-2S Cells},
  author={Bruno Cesar Ribeiro Ramos and Maria Nath{\'a}lia Moraes and Maristela de Oliveira Poletini and Leonardo Henrique Ribeiro Graciani de Lima and Ana Maria de Lauro Castrucci},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2014}
}
Melanopsin has been implicated in the mammalian photoentrainment by blue light. This photopigment, which maximally absorbs light at wavelengths between 470 and 480 nm depending on the species, is found in the retina of all classes of vertebrates so far studied. In mammals, melanopsin activation triggers a signaling pathway which resets the circadian clock in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN). Unlike mammals, Drosophila melanogaster and Danio rerio do not rely only on their eyes to perceive… CONTINUE READING
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