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melanopsin meaning

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  • Melanopsin is a type of photopigment belonging to a larger family of light-sensitive retinal proteins called opsins and encoded by the gene Opn4.
  • Melanopsin is found in intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (iPRGCs) in mammalian vertebrates.
melanopsin
melanopsin
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    1. Nouns
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    Meaning of melanopsin for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "melanopsin" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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