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Caption: The image depicts the structure of the bovine rhodopsin protein. The blue circles represent amino acid sites that have undergone natural selection as determined through experiments, while the red circles represent amino acid sites that have undergone natural selection as determined through statistical analyses.
Credit: Masafumi Nozawa, Penn State (Adapted from Yokoyama et al. 2008 PNAS)
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