negative phototaxis

Known as: negative phototactic behavior, negative phototactic behaviour, negative taxis in response to light 
The directed movement of a cell or organism away from a source of light. [GOC:ai]
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2011
2011
Positive phototaxis systems have been well studied in bacteria; however, the photoreceptor(s) and their downstream signaling… (More)
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2011
2011
Two wild-type substrains of a motile cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 show positive phototaxis toward a light source… (More)
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2011
2011
In many phototrophic microorganisms and plants, chloroplasts change their positions relative to the incident light to achieve… (More)
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2008
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2008
Phototaxis behavior is commonly observed in animals with light-sensing organs. C. elegans, however, is generally believed to lack… (More)
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2004
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2004
When exposed to light, planarians display a distinctive light avoidance behavior known as negative phototaxis. Such behavior is… (More)
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2003
2003
The phototactic behavior of individual cells of the cyanobacterium Synechocystis sp. strain PCC6803 was studied with a glass… (More)
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2001
2001
Intertidal and subtidal Strongylocentrotus droebachiensis (Müller) often hide among rocks or cover themselves with debris… (More)
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2000
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2000
Synechocystis: sp. PCC 6803 is a unicellular motile cyanobacterium, which shows positive or negative phototaxis on agar plates… (More)
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1997
1997
The functional roles of the major visuo-motor pathways were studied in lamprey. Responses to eye illumination were video-recorded… (More)
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1976
1976
The visual fixation response of the mealworm beetle Tenebrio molitor, elicited by black stripes upon a bright background is… (More)
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