Action Spectrum

Known as: Spectrum, Action 
A technique used to measure the rate of physiological activity plotted against wavelength of light. An action spectrum depicts the most effective… (More)
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2007
2007
Cryptochromes are a highly conserved class of UV-A/blue light photoreceptors. In Drosophila, cryptochrome is required for the… (More)
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2002
2002
Cryptochrome blue-light photoreceptors are found in both plants and animals and have been implicated in numerous developmental… (More)
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2001
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2001
1. Non-image forming, irradiance-dependent responses mediated by the human eye include synchronisation of the circadian axis and… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
The photopigment in the human eye that transduces light for circadian and neuroendocrine regulation, is unknown. The aim of this… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Optical tweezers (infrared laser-based optical traps) have emerged as a powerful tool in molecular and cell biology. However… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Phototropism, the bending response of plant organs to or away from a directional light source, is one of the best studied blue… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
DEPLETION of stratospheric ozone will increase the intensity of solar mid-ultraviolet (280–320 nm) radiation reaching the… (More)
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1981
Highly Cited
1981
Using a monochromator the action spectrum for ultraviolet phototherapy of psoriasis was determined for radiation between 254 and… (More)
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1966
Highly Cited
1966
1. S-potentials recorded from the excised tench retina left undisturbed in the optic cup show colour cells of the two types… (More)
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1966
Highly Cited
1966
A study was made of photoinhibition of spinach chloroplast reactions. The kinetics and spectral characteristics of the… (More)
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