Eyes that glow in the pitch-black night make for many a scary tale. But why do some animals' eyes glow at night?
"A lot of the animals we see, especially the ones that go out at night, have a special, reflective surface right behind their retinas," says Dr. Cynthia Powell, a veterinary ophthalmologist at Colorado State University. That light-reflecting surface, called the tapetum lucidum, helps animals see better in the dark.
When light enters the eye, it's supposed to hit a photoreceptor that transmits the information to the brain, Powell explains. But sometimes the light doesn't hit the photoreceptor, so the tapetum lucidum acts as a mirror to bounce it back for a second chance.
A large number of animals have the tapetum lucidum, including deer, dogs, cats, cattle, horses and ferrets. Humans don't, and neither do some other primates. Squirrels, kangaroos and pigs don't have the tapeta, either.
I'm suspecting that most of us are now considered 'GM organisms'...?... we all need to get black lights and start looking at our world.
I am so angry at what has happened to mankind, that the evolutionist fools in charge of deciding what can go into our bodies do not consider us different from the apes and insects and have purposely created a modified human organism without our consent nor knowledge.
The fluorescence of the human lens is caused by accumulation of advanced glycation end products formed by non-enzymatic glycation on lens proteins. Advanced glycation end products are important for the pathogenesis of diabetic long-term complications. Lens fluorescence may thus serve as a biomarker of the extent of tissue-damage related to advanced glycation end products which may be of importance for the management of diabetic patients.
end cut, so still the question remains why does it glow green because it can glow red. Green glow is a marker for trans-genes. This article does suggest it can be from tissue damage but then why does my 2 year old grandson's eyes light up like a green Christmas tree bulb?
Does my 2 year old grandson already have advanced glycation of his eyes? His eyes displayed this trait rather strongly.
It also can be from protein modification which is I believe what we are looking at . I first came across this in an article saying it was a newly found compound from human lenses. It plays a role in breakdown abnormal calf proteins . This process results in crystallization of the human lens, I believe.
I once posted a thread here about color blindness, it effect the ability to see blue light properly . When I took an eye test that was what the results said, I had a rare type of color blindness to some dark shades of blue light. Blue light or the equivalent radio waves are what are being utilized in some viral brain control techniques . I do not know if that is a co-incidence but well hmmmmmmm???
Abstract A new fluorescent compound was isolated from human lens insoluble protein fraction, and was identified as 2-amino-3-hydroxyacetophenone-O-β-D-glucoside(1 Graphical Abstract A new fluorescent compound was isolated from the alkaline ethanol extract of human lens insoluble protein fraction, and was identified as 2-amino-3-hydroxyacetophenone-O-β-D-glucoside.
Porphyrias are a group of inherited or acquired disorders of certain enzymes in the heme biosynthetic pathway (also called porphyrin pathway). They are broadly classified as acute (hepatic) porphyrias and cutaneous (erythropoietic) porphyrias, based on the site of the overproduction and accumulation of the porphyrins (or their chemical precursors). They manifest with either neurological complications or with skin problems (or occasionally both). A clinically induced and histologically identical condition is called pseudoporphyria. Pseudoporphyria is characterized by normal serum and urine porphyrin levels.
The term derives from the Greek ðïñöýñá, porphyra, meaning "purple pigment".
The name is likely to have been a reference to the purple discolouration of feces and urine in patients during an attack. Although original descriptions are attributed to Hippocrates, the disease was first explained biochemically by Dr Felix Hoppe-Seyler in 1874, and acute porphyrias were described by the Dutch physician Prof B.J. Stokvis in 1889.
Cutaneous porphyria The cutaneous, or erythropoietic, porphyrias primarily affect the skin, causing photosensitivity (photodermatitis), blisters, necrosis of the skin and gums, itching, and swelling, and increased hair growth on areas such as the forehead. Often there is no abdominal pain, distinguishing it from other porphyrias.
Pathogenesis In humans, porphyrins are the main precursors of heme, an essential constituent of hemoglobin, myoglobin, catalase, peroxidase, respiratory and P450 liver cytochromes.
Heme synthesis—note that some reactions occur in the cytoplasm and some in the mitochondrion (yellow)Deficiency in the enzymes of the porphyrin pathway leads to insufficient production of heme. Heme function plays a central role in cellular metabolism.
This is not the main problem in the porphyrias; most heme synthesis enzymes—even dysfunctional enzymes—have enough residual activity to assist in heme biosynthesis. The principal problem in these deficiencies is the accumulation of porphyrins, the heme precursors, which are toxic to tissue in high concentrations. The chemical properties of these intermediates determine the location of accumulation, whether they induce photosensitivity, and whether the intermediate is excreted (in the urine or feces).
There are eight enzymes in the heme biosynthetic pathway, four of which—the first one and the last three—are in the mitochondria, while the other four are in the cytosol. Defects in any of these can lead to some form of porphyria.
The hepatic porphyrias are characterized by acute neurological attacks (seizures, psychosis, extreme back and abdominal pain and an acute polyneuropathy), while the erythropoietic forms present with skin problems, usually a light-sensitive blistering rash and increased hair growth.
Variegate porphyria (also porphyria variegata or mixed porphyria), which results from a partial deficiency in PROTO oxidase, manifests itself with skin lesions similar to those of porphyria cutanea tarda combined with acute neurologic attacks.
All other porphyrias are either skin- or nerve-predominant.
Kam and I just checked, our eyes do not glow. We both have brown eyes though, mine have a lot of green in them. My kids told me, when I get really angry they turn bright green, does that count...?..lol
My brother just send me the information on the black lights he purchased 2 for us to use, we also have a James Bare machine coming for Karen. He wants to but a scope with the computer compatible feature. Which is the best one anyone know, Digital Blue?
I have to invest in another Eye-clops my Doctor kept mine.
The green fluorescent protein (GFP) is protein composed of 238 amino acids (26.9kDa), which exhibits bright green fluorescence when exposed to blue light. Although many other marine organisms have similar green fluorescent proteins, GFP traditionally refers to the protein first isolated from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria. The GFP from A. victoria has a major excitation peak at a wavelength of 395 nm and a minor one at 475 nm
GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN (GFP) GFP (Green Fluorescent Protein) is a protein produced by a jellyfish Aequorea which fluoresces in the lower green portion of the visible spectrum. The gene for GFP has been isolated and has become a useful tool for making expressed proteinsfluorescent by creating chimeric genes composed of those of GFP and its different color variants linked to genes of proteins of interest. One may thus have an in vivo fluorescent protein which may be followed in a living system. There have been several recent developments for the use of GFPand several different color variants One initial problem with the use of GFP was the excitation and emission spectra of the wild type protein for fluorescence microscopy. Wild type GFP has two excitation peaks, a major one at 395 nm (in the long UV range) and a smaller one at 475 nm (blue) and its emission peak at 509 nm (green). For wild type GFP, it has been found that exciting the protein at 395 nm causes fairly rapid quenching of the fluorescence. Also most investigators have used FITC filtersets to observe GFP staining. To alleviate this problem, several mutants of the GFP gene were constructed which have increased fluorescence, but perhaps more important, the major excitation peak has been red-shifted to 490 nm with the emission staying at 509 nm. This is better for use of FITC filtersets as this mutant GFP has the same excitation range as FITC. Furthermore, the main laserline used for FITC excitation is from the argon laser at 488nm. There is no good commonly used laserline near 395 nm in most confocals. One of the mutant GFPs which had a 5-6 times greater amount of fluorescence has a serine to threonine substitution at position 65 in the protein (S65T: See Heim, et al., Nature, 373: 663-664 (1995). Since then, other mutations have given further improvements in the brightness of the emission (See Clontech's website).
Wow Jen... can anyone take a pic of you with the black light on and upload it here? I'd love to see that... not that I love that it's happening to you. I'm sure it's scary... but don't freak out ok? Morgs love it when we do... which I know you already know.
The next time I go into town and visit my firends I'll try it on mine, they have a blacklight. I see now as I read on tho that you used a blacklight flashlight. I'll see if I can pick one up and take a pic with my camera if mine do the same.
Of the links you gave us to pics, this is normal of most animals...
This however is caused by genetic modifications...
Which of the two did your eyes look like the most?
I've held my friends blacklight over my head before and many particles show up that fluoresce. It takes a minute, but there were plenty of them in my hair. I also fluoresced at Dr. Hildy's... just never tried it on my eyes before. If I do it, I'll do it quickly as to not harm my eyes. I suppose it's the same as looking into the sun for a long time tho... not worried about it.
hugs ~~ bannanny
IF I COULD SIT ACROSS THE PORCH FROM GOD... I'D THANK HIM FOR GIVING ME YOU!
sunny: seriously M? you're going to with hold sharing information with me under the condition of whether I register or not? but you already know who I AM
Feb 20, 2014 12:50:37 GMT -5
lostintime: I do? I only know one sunny and if you are her you could just call me up, tell ya all about it.
Feb 20, 2014 16:16:20 GMT -5
lostintime: It’s too complicated for a one liner in the shout box, plus I would like to see more people get back to the boards, bringing people together
Feb 20, 2014 16:39:39 GMT -5
Vika: Please contact me, I'm desperate, I lyme and filariasis, I am a young girl, I was only 26 years old ... and I'm already dying from diseases .... .... Help me, help advice: vikiart87 @ gmail.com
Feb 21, 2014 5:29:21 GMT -5
sunny: ahh.. yes.. the ol' 'it's too complicated' tactic.. I'm just bothered by the fact that U were trying 2 use my curiousity 2 get me 2 register with the site.. Gnostic Gospel of Thomas 39 touches on the 'keepers of knowledge' & hiding the keys from others
Feb 21, 2014 9:24:38 GMT -5
lostintime: No not a tactic. It's just not worth me pointing out a ton of info for six people that can't find there way out of a paper bag with both hands and a flashlight. Bottom line is Cindy blew a gasket and wanted out. Franky (moderater) was busted
Feb 21, 2014 17:26:11 GMT -5
lostintime: busted for munipulating the board. Look "the cure website" was all about spewing prapaganda for Cindy's foundation but it just proved to be more frustrating then it was worth to her. Truth hurts. It was only for lyme groupies anyway.
Feb 21, 2014 17:31:20 GMT -5
lostintime: This is not complicated for those who look. Please read the CDC and Eva Sapi in the lyme section and then tell me why it is important then will talk more. I have years of collecting files and would love to teach you some things young grasshopper.
Feb 21, 2014 17:51:02 GMT -5
threader: I feel that the Cure website had some good debates and rare information. I agree with BO that removing the board is a slap in the face of free speech. If the site will close then the archives should remain public.
Feb 23, 2014 11:47:51 GMT -5
threader: Cindey Casey responded to this allegation by email to me, and said that the CEHF had nothing to do with the Cure website shutting down. Where is the basis or proof in the allegation that the CEHF is responsible. Why hasn't Franky come forward to explain?
Feb 23, 2014 11:50:37 GMT -5
threader: And the explanation for the Morgellons Support Network site shutting down is that it was bought out by advertisers Ceablue? Seriously? Somebody wants the site's name for an advertising search term but without any of the site's content? Who's domain owner?
Feb 23, 2014 12:08:00 GMT -5
lostintime: Where are the allegation that the CEHF is responsible? I am just trying to point out what happened over the last 72 hrs on the board.
Feb 23, 2014 20:48:39 GMT -5
lostintime: There were multiple problems going on with the Cure website.. I thought it was better as MDR and went down hill rapidly after it’s change. These are private websites threader and can be shut down anytime.
Feb 23, 2014 20:55:24 GMT -5
lostintime: threader, you were on the cure shoutbox during some of the debates leading up to the shutting down of the board. Don't you remember any of that?
Feb 23, 2014 22:21:15 GMT -5
threader: No Lostinline, I was a reg there but hadn't logged in for nearly a week right before it shut down. I knew it got heated with discussions of Lyme and STDs, but TBH I'm a bit in the dark regarding the last days.
Feb 24, 2014 10:15:55 GMT -5
csidegalNH: I all, I was on the days before it shut down. I backed Fibroid Mary that threads had been deleted. Franky said threads get deleted for misbehavior, but was oblivious to the deletion. He said he was fed up with the pettiness.
Feb 24, 2014 11:28:38 GMT -5
csidegalNH: There was talk on shout box saying it would be sad if forum got shut down next thing I know it was gone. I kind of thought I was banned too. Morg Support site says domain expired Jan 28 2014 and seems it could get renewed by owner
Feb 24, 2014 11:31:49 GMT -5
absurdlyhaywired: HI-The Cure site is back up-I saw it yesterday. Glad to see you guys "out and about". I don't feel good-I'll talk with you later.
Feb 24, 2014 17:10:31 GMT -5
fibroid mary: Hi cside, I never got the chance to thank you for 'backing' me on the cure site. I only wanted folks to be aware of the censoring, propaganda & thought manipulation of ill people that was taking place on the site. Hope you are well..
Mar 2, 2014 11:29:34 GMT -5
guest55: Is The Cure site back up?
Mar 5, 2014 15:17:40 GMT -5