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A biologist at Emory University says evolutionary biologists need to shift their focus from present-day molecules to synthesized, ancestral ones.
A key assumption that biologists have relied on widely over the past quarter-century in studying the evolution of protein molecules is "highly questionable".
Emory University researchers have identified the first fish known to have switched from ultraviolet vision to violet vision, or the ability to see blue light. The discovery is also the first example of an animal deleting a molecule to change its visual spectrum.
By Altun, Ahmet Yokoyama, Shozo; Morokuma, Keiji ABSTRACT The protein environments surrounding the retinal tune electronic absorption maximum from 350 to 630 nm.
- Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.