Molecular evolution of bat color vision genes.

@article{Wang2004MolecularEO,
  title={Molecular evolution of bat color vision genes.},
  author={Daryi Wang and Todd Oakley and Jeffrey P. Mower and Lawrence C. Shimmin and Sokchea Yim and Rodney L. Honeycutt and Hsienshao Tsao and Wen-Hsiung Li},
  journal={Molecular biology and evolution},
  year={2004},
  volume={21 2},
  pages={295-302}
}
The two suborders of bats, Megachiroptera (megabats) and Microchiroptera (microbats), use different sensory modalities for perceiving their environment. Megabats are crepuscular and rely on a well-developed eyes and visual pathway, whereas microbats occupy a nocturnal niche and use acoustic orientation or echolocation more than vision as the major means of perceiving their environment. In view of the differences associated with their sensory systems, we decided to investigate the function and… CONTINUE READING
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