Visual Responses in the Eye of the Dragon Fly

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Science  04 Oct 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3588, pp. 69-70
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3588.69


Responses to illumination recorded from cells in the eye of the dragonfly are similar to responses of cells in the eye of Limulus and are affected in the same manner by currents through the cell membrane. It appears probable that visual responses are brought about by the same processes in the two species.