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11:55 PM | November 20, 2012
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Gaze deep into any animal eye and you will find opsin, the protein through which we see the world. Every ray of light that you perceive was caught by an opsin first. Without opsin there would be no blue, no red, no green. The entire visible spectrum would be.. just another spectrum. But opsins haven’t [...]

Feuda R., Hamilton S.C., McInerney J.O. & Pisani D. Metazoan opsin evolution reveals a simple route to animal vision, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, DOI:

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