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- Morphology of photoreceptors
- Chemical behavior of photosensitive pigments
- Electrical activity of photoreceptors
- Light and electrical changes
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The process of absorption of light energy by plants and animals and its utilization for biologically important purposes. In plants photoreception plays an essential role in photosynthesis and an important role in orientation. Photoreception in animals is the initial process in vision. See also: Photosynthesis; Taxis
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