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Visible spectrum seen by the eye Human Homo sapiens 370-730 nanometers 100917 http://webvision.med...
Enlarged posterior median eyes are more sensitive to light than human eyes by Spider, family Deinopidae, Deinopis spp. 2000 times more sensitive to light than human eyes 116187 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Peak specific optical density in eye vertebrates 0.015 μm^-1 109785 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Diameter of eye of spiders with largest eyes Net-casting spiders, family Deinopidae ≤1.4 mm 116061 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Number of ommatidia in eye Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster 700-800 Unitless 106139 Ranganathan R, Malicki DM...
Composition of lacrimal fluid in eye Human Homo sapiens Table - link N/A 103649 C.U.M. Smith Biology...
Number of discs/rod outer segment (ROS) in eye Unspecified 1100 discs 109784 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Rod disc spacing in eye Unspecified 28 nm 109782 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Rod disc packing density in eye Unspecified 36 μm^-1 109783 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Length of foveal cone outer segments in eye Human Homo sapiens 27 to 43 μm 109786 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Time for eye maturation and development African clawed frog Xenopus laevis 60 hours 102457 Curran KL, LaRue S, Bronson B...
Dimensions of photoreceptors of eye in spiders with largest eyes Net-casting spiders, family Deinopidae width 20: length 110 µm 116181 Mammola S, Michalik P...
Length of foveal cone outer segments in eye macaque 30 to 67 μm 109787 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Dimensions of RIS (Rod inner Segment) in eye of young Human Homo sapiens 2.05 to 2.27 μm 109780 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Dimensions of RIS (Rod inner Segment) in eye of old Human Homo sapiens 2.32 to 2.56 μm 109781 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Dimensions of ROS (Rod Outer Segment) in eye Human Homo sapiens Diameter 2: Length 25 μm 109779 R. W. Rodieck, The first...
Number of generations, under selection for improved visual acuity, required to produce a focused camera-type eye from a patch of light-sensitive epithelium Metazoa animals <400,000 generations 117183 Fernald RD. Casting a...
Number of photons that must enter the eye in order to generate an observed reproducible physiological response Human Homo sapiens ~100 photons 110983 Stuart JA, Brige RR (1996)....
Relative quantitation of circadian gene expression in eye at midnight and at dawn African clawed frog Xenopus laevis 1.98 at midnight: 1 at dawn unitless 102456 Curran KL, LaRue S, Bronson B...
Number of times eyes evolved independently Metazoa animals 40 times or more 117182 Fernald RD. Casting a...