The purplish-red pigment rhodopsin contained in the rods type of photoreceptor cells of the human eye, is a derivative of:

  • Option 1)

    vitamin B_{1}

  • Option 2)

    vitamin C

  • Option 3)

    vitamin D

  • Option 4)

    vitamin A

 

Answers (1)

As we learnt in

Rods -

the twilight (scotopic) vision is the function of the rods. 

- wherein

The rods contain a purplish-red protein called the rhodopsin or visual purple, which contains a derivative of Vitamin A.

 

 


Option 1)

vitamin B_{1}

Correct

Option 2)

vitamin C

Incorrect

Option 3)

vitamin D

Incorrect

Option 4)

vitamin A

Incorrect

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