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Published by Academic Press in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Transduction,
  • Vertebrae,
  • Phototransduction -- physiology,
  • Opsin,
  • Cyclic GMP,
  • Vertebrates

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Krzysztof Palczewski.
SeriesMethods in enzymology -- v. 315.
ContributionsPalczewski, Krzysztof.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxxvii, 959 p. :
Number of Pages959
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18139420M
ISBN 100121822168

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