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Color Vision

"Color Vision" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Function of the human eye that is used in bright illumination or in daylight (at photopic intensities). Photopic vision is performed by the three types of RETINAL CONE PHOTORECEPTORS with varied peak absorption wavelengths in the color spectrum (from violet to red, 400 - 700 nm).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Color Vision" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Color Vision" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 14 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 5 publications in 2019
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.