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Sensory Transduction

Gordon L. Fain

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2019
ISBN:
9780198835028
eISBN:
9780191872846
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198835028.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Neurobiology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

Sensory Transduction provides a thorough and easily accessible introduction to the mechanisms that each of the different kinds of sensory receptor cell uses to convert a sensory stimulus into an ... More


Electroreception

Lon A. Wilkens and Michael H. Hofmann

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses electoreception in aquatic tetrapods. It gives a brief overview of the physics of electroreception, and then identifies aquatic tetrapods with electrosense abilities. It also ... More


The Origin of Jaws and Paired Fins: The Age of Fishes

Georg F. Striedter and R. Glenn Northcutt

in Brains Through Time: A Natural History of Vertebrates

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780195125689
eISBN:
9780190081461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195125689.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Between 450 and 500 million years ago, some vertebrates evolved paired fins and jaws, which made them more efficient swimmers and fiercer predators. These jawed vertebrates (i.e., gnathostomes) ... More


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