Cryptochrome protein helps birds navigate via magnetic field

27 febrero 2015

Researchers have found one one possible explanation for some birds’ ability to sense the earth’s magnetic field and use it to orient themselves: a magnetically sensitive protein called cryptochrome that mediates circadian rhythms in plants and animals.
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