"Photoreceptor Cells" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Specialized cells that detect and transduce light. They are classified into two types based on their light reception structure, the ciliary photoreceptors and the rhabdomeric photoreceptors with MICROVILLI. Ciliary photoreceptor cells use OPSINS that activate a PHOSPHODIESTERASE phosphodiesterase cascade. Rhabdomeric photoreceptor cells use opsins that activate a PHOSPHOLIPASE C cascade.
- Photoreceptor Cells
- Cell, Photoreceptor
- Cells, Photoreceptor
- Photoreceptor Cell
Ciliary Photoreceptor Cells
- Ciliary Photoreceptor Cells
- Cell, Ciliary Photoreceptor
- Cells, Ciliary Photoreceptor
- Ciliary Photoreceptor Cell
- Photoreceptor Cell, Ciliary
- Photoreceptor Cells, Ciliary
- Ciliary Photoreceptors
- Ciliary Photoreceptor
- Photoreceptor, Ciliary
- Photoreceptors, Ciliary
Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor Cells
- Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor Cells
- Cell, Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor
- Cells, Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor
- Photoreceptor Cell, Rhabdomeric
- Photoreceptor Cells, Rhabdomeric
- Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor Cell
- Rhabdomeric Photoreceptors
- Photoreceptor, Rhabdomeric
- Photoreceptors, Rhabdomeric
- Rhabdomeric Photoreceptor
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