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The Resource Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature, Jerome J. Wolken

Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature, Jerome J. Wolken

Label
Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature
Title
Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature
Statement of responsibility
Jerome J. Wolken
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1917-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wolken, Jerome J.
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP481
LC item number
.W58 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Photoreceptors
  • Visual pigments
  • Photobiology
Label
Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature, Jerome J. Wolken
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-251) and index
Contents
Light and life: an introduction -- The physical nature of light: the interaction of light with matter and molecules of life -- Biochromes: pigments and photoreception -- The cell membrane: molecular structure -- Specialized cellular membranes for photoreception: the chloroplast in photosynthesis -- Phototactic behavior: searching for light -- Emergence of an imaging eye -- Visual pigments -- Vertebrate eyes: structure and visual excitation -- Bird and fish eyes -- Spectral sensitivity and color vision -- Invertebrate eyes: variations in structural design for vision -- Polarized light in nature: detection by animals -- Light that controls behavior: extraocular photoreception -- Bioengineering: biomimetics
Control code
ocm30076636
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9780195050028
Lccn
94014160
Note
$65.00 h
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Light detectors, photoreceptors, and imaging systems in nature, Jerome J. Wolken
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-251) and index
Contents
Light and life: an introduction -- The physical nature of light: the interaction of light with matter and molecules of life -- Biochromes: pigments and photoreception -- The cell membrane: molecular structure -- Specialized cellular membranes for photoreception: the chloroplast in photosynthesis -- Phototactic behavior: searching for light -- Emergence of an imaging eye -- Visual pigments -- Vertebrate eyes: structure and visual excitation -- Bird and fish eyes -- Spectral sensitivity and color vision -- Invertebrate eyes: variations in structural design for vision -- Polarized light in nature: detection by animals -- Light that controls behavior: extraocular photoreception -- Bioengineering: biomimetics
Control code
ocm30076636
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 259 p.
Isbn
9780195050028
Lccn
94014160
Note
$65.00 h
Other physical details
ill.

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