Vision: the retinoid cycle in Drosophila.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

It was commonly accepted that the enzymatic pathway regenerating bleached visual pigments is present in vertebrate but not invertebrate animals. New studies indicate that this pathway is present in Drosophila and is vital for maintaining both the amount of visual pigment and photoreceptor health in light-exposed flies.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Arshavsky, VY

Published Date

  • February 9, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 20 / 3

Start / End Page

  • R96 - R98

PubMed ID

  • 20144777

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1879-0445

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.cub.2009.12.039


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England