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light-sensitive

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(General Physics) physics (of a surface) having a photoelectric property, such as the ability to generate a current, change its electrical resistance, etc, when exposed to light
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Adj.1.light-sensitive - sensitive to visible light; "photographic film is light-sensitive"
sensitive - responsive to physical stimuli; "a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch"; "a sensitive voltmeter"; "sensitive skin"; "sensitive to light"
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The virus would insert the instructions for the light-sensitive protein into the genes of the eye's surviving ganglion cells.
Light-sensitive cells on the retina convert that light into electrical signals, which can be processed by your brain into an image.
Washington, June 30 ( ANI ) : Scientists have revealed that a new technology, Optogenetics, allowing them to control brain activity by shining light on neurons and relies on light-sensitive proteins that can suppress or stimulate electrical signals within cells.
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Working with addicted rats, the researchers inserted light-sensitive proteins into the neurons of the prefrontal cortex, a brain region fundamental for impulse control and decision-making that is thought to govern the agility to refrain from compulsive behaviors.
It reduces stray light from the computer screen disturbing light-sensitive experiments.
Cats also have extra light-sensitive structures in the make-up of their eyes.
Each lamp has a light-sensitive photocell mechanism on top but the excrement covers it so the system thinks it is night.
Dry AMD occurs when the light-sensitive cells (photoreceptors) in the macula slowly break down, gradually blurring central vision in the affected eye.
Starting with human embryonic kidney cells engineered to make a light-sensitive protein called melanopsin, researchers inserted a second gene encoding GLP-1, which governs production of insulin and other proteins that help control blood sugar.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Researchers discovered a way to load up nanoparticles with large numbers of light-sensitive molecules to create a more effective form of photodynamic therapy (PDT) for treating cancer.
Sticking plasters embedded with diodes could be used to treat skin cancer in combination with light-sensitive drugs.