The evolution of complexity in the visual systems of stomatopods: insights from transcriptomics.

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Stomatopod crustaceans have complex visual systems containing up to 16 different spectral classes of photoreceptors, more than described for any other animal. A previous molecular study of this visual system focusing on the expression of opsin genes found many more transcripts than predicted on the basis of physiology, but was unable to fully document the… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/icb/ict060

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@article{Porter2013TheEO, title={The evolution of complexity in the visual systems of stomatopods: insights from transcriptomics.}, author={Megan L. Porter and Daniel I. Speiser and Alexander K. Zaharoff and Roy L. Caldwell and Thomas W. Cronin and Todd H. Oakley}, journal={Integrative and comparative biology}, year={2013}, volume={53 1}, pages={39-49} }