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Lec14 - 2007 INTRODUCTORY ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY BIOAP 311/VETBM 346 FALL 2007 OUTLINE - LECTURE 14 Visual System II (Readings - Chapter 8 thru page 110) I. Major Topics/Concepts to be covered: 1. Retinal anatomy. 2. Rods and cones. 3. Visual pigments and the physics of light absorption. 4. Transduction. 5. II. You will have learned the material when you can: 1. Name the layers of the retina. 2. Understand how visual pigments function as light collectors. 3. Trace the steps in visual transduction. 4.
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Unformatted text preview: Explain color vision and defects in terms of visual pigments. III. Sample Problems: 1. If I double the length of an outer segment, what do I do to the sensitivity of the rod or cone? 2. Why does decreasing the level of cGMP lead to hyperpolarization? 3. What is the difference between a protanope and a protanomalous person? 4. What anatomical and functional adaptations would you expect to find in a 'nocturnal' eye? file:///C|/WINWORD/COURSES/31107/Lec14-07.htm8/15/2007 10:16:58 AM...
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