Sexual dimorphism of short-wavelength photoreceptors in the small white butterfly, Pieris rapae crucivora.

@article{Arikawa2005SexualDO,
  title={Sexual dimorphism of short-wavelength photoreceptors in the small white butterfly, Pieris rapae crucivora.},
  author={Kentaro Arikawa and Motohiro Wakakuwa and Xudong Qiu and Masumi Kurasawa and Doekele G Stavenga},
  journal={The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for Neuroscience},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 25},
  pages={
          5935-42
        }
}
The eyes of the female small white butterfly, Pieris rapae crucivora, are furnished with three classes of short-wavelength photoreceptors, with sensitivity peaks in the ultraviolet (UV) (lambda(max) = 360 nm), violet (V) (lambda(max) = 425 nm), and blue (B) (lambda(max) = 453 nm) wavelength range. Analyzing the spectral origin of the photoreceptors, we isolated three novel mRNAs encoding opsins corresponding to short-wavelength-absorbing visual pigments. We localized the opsin mRNAs in the… CONTINUE READING

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