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What is opsins? What does opsins mean?

opsins is usually defined as OPSIN, a protein which forms part of the visual pigment rhodopsin

opsins Definition

Opsins are light-sensitive proteins found in the retina of the eye that absorb light and initiate signals that result in vision. There are different types of opsins that are sensitive to different wavelengths of light and are responsible for different aspects of vision. Some of the types of opsins include:

  • Rhodopsin: responsible for vision in low light conditions
  • Cone opsin: responsible for color vision and vision in bright light conditions
  • Melanopsin: responsible for regulating the body's circadian rhythms and pupillary reflex

Examples Using opsins in a sentence

  1. The activation of opsins in the retina is the first step in the visual process.
  2. Mutations in the opsin genes can cause color blindness.
  3. The discovery of melanopsin has led to a better understanding of how light regulates the body's internal clock.
  4. Certain animals have multiple types of opsins that allow them to see in different light conditions.
  5. Researchers are studying the structure of opsins to develop new therapies for vision disorders.
  6. The opsin proteins undergo a chemical change when they absorb light, which triggers a series of events that result in vision.
  7. The human eye contains millions of cells that contain opsins.
  8. The opsin proteins are embedded in the membranes of the photoreceptor cells in the retina.
  9. The absorption spectra of different types of opsins determine their sensitivity to different wavelengths of light.
  10. Opsins have evolved over time to optimize vision in different environments and under different conditions.

How much does opsins score in a game of Scrabble?

Playing opsins scores 8 points in a game of Scrabble. This assumes no use of double or triple word or letter multipliers, and no wildcards

How many points is opsins worth in Words With Friends?

If you play the word opsins in Words With Friends, it scores 10 points. Playing on a triple word score, this would be 30 points.

What's another way to say opsins? What are its synonyms?

How else can you write opsins? In our thesaurus we found there are 0 synonyms of opsins.

How may anagrams can you make from opsins?

There are 2 anagrams of opsins. These include :

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What words can you unscramble using the letters in opsins?

There are 60 words that can be unscrambled or created from the letters in opsins. These include :

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What other words can be made from using the letters in opsins?

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