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29 Jun. 2021

Professors

Graduate School of Science

Akihisa TERAKITA

Professor

Research Activities

My research is specialized in the field of molecular physiology or photobiology. We study the diverse photoreceptive proteins, especially how they catch light inside the animal body including extraocular tissues and cause various functions other than vision. This field is called “non-visual” photoreception, and perhaps my laboratory is in the world’s top level of this field.