Apparent activation energy of the process producing discrete excitation events in rod cell

Range ~22 kcal/mole
Organism Toad Bufo marinus
Reference Baylor D. How photons start vision. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1996 Jan 23 93(2):560-5. p.561 right column top paragraphPubMed ID8570595
Primary Source Baylor DA, Matthews G, Yau KW. Two components of electrical dark noise in toad retinal rod outer segments. J Physiol. 1980 Dec309: 591-621.PubMed ID6788941
Comments The temperature dependence of the rate of occurrence of discrete events gives the apparent activation energy of the process producing them as about 22 kcal/mol ((1 kcal = 4.18 kJ))(primary source)
Entered by Uri M
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