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Term:regulation of membrane potential in photoreceptor cell
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Accession:GO:0016057 term browser browse the term
Definition:Hyperpolarization (vertebrates) or depolarization (invertebrates) of the photoreceptor cell membrane via closing/opening of cation specific channels as a result of signals generated by rhodopsin activation by a photon.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: changes in polarization state of photoreceptor cell membrane

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  biological_process 19748
    biological regulation 13456
      regulation of biological quality 3339
        regulation of membrane potential 520
          regulation of membrane potential in photoreceptor cell 0
            maintenance of membrane potential in photoreceptor cell by rhodopsin mediated signaling 0
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