Here we expolore feasibility arguments considering the perturbation of retinal switching in rhodopsin by a local electric field from a nearby electric dipole. This work relates to a physical transduction mechanism of magnetoreception in migratory birds.
J. Espigulé-Pons, C. Götz, A. Vaziri and M. Arndt
Physical constraints for the Stoneham Model for Light-Dependent Magnetoreception
arXiv: 1412.7369 (2014)
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