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Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate

"Photoreceptor Cells, Invertebrate" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Specialized cells in the invertebrates that detect and transduce light. They are predominantly rhabdomeric with an array of photosensitive microvilli. Illumination depolarizes invertebrate photoreceptors by stimulating Na+ influx across the plasma membrane.


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Bar chart showing 42 publications over 19 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2000
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