Irina Bezsonova Gallery

Image created in response to Inktober prompt COMPASS

October 16, 2022


A pigeon’s compass is a light-dependent magnetosensor CRY4. CRY molecules help migratory birds navigate using the Earths magnetic field.

PDB structure used in this illustration: 6PU0

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