Tuesday, 22 September 2015

How a frog's molecules 'leaped,' and 'crawled,' to evolve violet vision

African clawed frog took a strange evolutionary path to switch from ultraviolet to violet vision.

Date:September 21, 2015

Source:Emory Health Sciences

Summary:The African clawed frog's process for adaptive color vision is full of mysterious twists and turns, an evolutionary biologist explains in a new article about the frog's shift from ultraviolet to violet vision.

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