Hyperpolarizing and Depolarizing Receptor Potentials in the Scallop Eye

Science  18 Jul 1969:
Vol. 165, Issue 3890, pp. 309-310
DOI: 10.1126/science.165.3890.309


Depolarizing and hyperpolarizing responses to light were recorded intracellularly from different cells in the scallop retina. Both types of potentials appear to be primary effects of light on photoreceptor cells.