Variability in Single Photon Responses A Cut in the Gordian Knot of Rod Phototransduction?

@article{Pugh1999VariabilityIS,
  title={Variability in Single Photon Responses A Cut in the Gordian Knot of Rod Phototransduction?},
  author={Edward N Pugh},
  journal={Neuron},
  year={1999},
  volume={23},
  pages={205-208}
}
hits” is that 10–20 intramolecular rearrangements within the rhodopsin molecule graduate the shutoff of R activMost vertebrates can perform visually guided behaviors ity. This conclusion only deepened the molecular puzzle in lighting that delivers a mere trickle of photons to the posed by their data and those of previous investigations, retina. The toad Bufo bufo, for example, snaps with since to date only a couple of inactivating events have 100% accuracy at moving targets when its rods are… CONTINUE READING