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Evolution of Melanopsin Photoreceptors: Discovery and Characterization of a New Melanopsin in Nonmammalian Vertebrates

  • James Bellingham mail,

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: james.bellingham@manchester.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Shyam S Chaurasia,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Zara Melyan,

    Affiliation: Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Cuimei Liu,

    Affiliation: Neuroscience Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Morven A Cameron,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Emma E Tarttelin,

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • P. Michael Iuvone,

    Affiliation: Department of Pharmacology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Mark W Hankins,

    Affiliation: Nuffield Laboratory of Ophthalmology, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Gianluca Tosini,

    Affiliation: Neuroscience Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

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  • Robert J Lucas

    Affiliation: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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  • Published: July 25, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.0040254

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Correction: Evolution of Melanopsin Photoreceptors: Discovery and Characterization of a New Melanopsin in Nonmammalian Vertebrates

James Bellingham, Shyam S Chaurasia, Zara Melyan, Cuimei Liu, Morven A Cameron, Emma E Tarttelin, P. Michael Iuvone, Mark W Hankins, Gianluca Tosini, Robert J Lucas
Correction | published 17 Oct 2006 | PLOS Biology
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040320

Melanopsin Photopigment Comes in Two Distinct Forms

Mason Inman
Synopsis | published 25 Jul 2006 | PLOS Biology
doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0040263