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The Genetic Program That Governs the Birth of Vision

News   Sep 09, 2019 | Original story from the University of Geneva

 
The Genetic Program That Governs the Birth of Vision

Photoreceptors cells responsible for colour vision. By sequencing one cell at a time, the researchers identified a gene (Rbp4) present in a small number of cells (in green). In purple, photoreceptors in which the Rbp4 gene is not activated. Credit: Pierre Fabre.

 
 
 

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