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The firefly squid, Watasenia scintillans, has three visual pigments

Masatsugu Seidou, Kinya Narita, Masanao Michinomae, and Yuji Kito

in Cephalopod Neurobiology: Neuroscience Studies in Squid, Octopus and Cuttlefish

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198547907
eISBN:
9780191724299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198547907.003.0336
Subject:
Neuroscience, Invertebrate Neurobiology

This chapter describes the three visual pigments and their distribution in the retina of Watasenia scintillans. These have absorbance maxima at 471 nm, 484 nm, and 501 nm. The 484 nm pigment is based ... More


The Photomultiplier Handbook

A. G. Wright

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780199565092
eISBN:
9780191747335
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199565092.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This handbook is aimed at helping users of PMTs who are faced with the challenge of designing sensitive light detectors for scientific and industrial purposes. The raison d’être for photomultipliers ... More


Chemoprophylactics

Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga

in The Mobile Workshop: The Tsetse Fly and African Knowledge Production

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780262535021
eISBN:
9780262345859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262535021.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Chemoprophylaxis refers to the administration of medication to prevent disease or infection. This chapter first gives a historical overview of chemoprophylaxis in Southern Rhodesia, then turns to the ... More


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