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Hyperpolarizing and Depolarizing Receptor Potentials in the Scallop Eye

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

Abstract

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.