magnetoreception

Known as: magnetoception, sensory perception of magnetic field 
The series of events required for an organism to receive a stimulus relating to a magnetic field, convert it to a molecular signal, and recognize and… (More)
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1981-2017
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2010
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2010
Understanding the biophysical basis of animal magnetoreception has been one of the greatest challenges in sensory biology… (More)
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2009
2009
In the last decades, it has been demonstrated that many animal species orient in the Earth magnetic field. One of the best… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
mals can detect Earth’s magnetic field has traveled the path from ridicule to well-established fact in little more than one… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Approximately 50 species, including birds, mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, crustaceans and insects, are known to use the… (More)
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2007
2007
Honeybees (Apis mellifera) undergo iron biomineralization, providing the basis for magnetoreception. We showed earlier the… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Two conflicting hypotheses compete to explain how a homing pigeon can return to its loft over great distances. One proposes the… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
A large variety of animals has the ability to sense the geomagnetic field and utilize it as a source of directional (compass… (More)
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1995
1995
The biophysical mechanism of vertebrate magnetic sensory perception has not been completely resolved. We here provide evidence… (More)
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1988
1988
Although ferromagnetic material has been detected in the tissues of a variety of animals that are known or suspected to respond… (More)
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1986
Highly Cited
1986
Male eastern red-spotted newts (Notophthalmus viridescens) under controlled laboratory conditions exhibit unimodal magnetic… (More)
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