Papercitation.info logo
Free Online Paper Citation Service
Vision Science
   Contact Us   Add Data   Login   Register  
  
Skip Navigation Links
Home
Paper SearchExpand Paper Search
My CitationExpand My Citation
User Forum
Extras

Paper #4699 Citation Details:

Add to Booth
Author: Jacobs, G. H.
Title: A perspective on color vision in platyrrhine monkeys.
Journal: Vision Research
Volume: 38
Issue: 21
Start Page: 3307
End Page: 3313
Year: 1998
Web Link:
Abstract: Studies carried out over the past two decades show that many platyrrhine (New World) monkeys have polymorphic color vision. This condition results from the sorting of allelic versions of X-chromosome cone opsin genes at a single gene site, yielding a mixture of dichromatic and trichromatic phenotypes in the population. Two genera of platyrrhine monkey are known to deviate significantly from this pattern. Examination of color vision, photopigments, and photopigment genes of all of these monkeys have stimulated a renewed interest in understanding the evolution of primate color vision.

Items in Booth

Your Booth is empty.