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  • PL 65 (Viikinkaari 1)

    00014

    Finland

  • Viikinkaari 1, Biocentre 3

    00790 Helsinki

    Finland

1981 …2019
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Publications 1981 2019

2019

Photoreceptors and eyes of pikeperch Sander lucioperca, pike Esox lucius, perch Perca fluviatilis and roach Rutilus rutilus from a clear and a brown lake

Jokela-Maatta, M., Viljanen, M., Nevala, N., Donner, K. & Bronmark, C., Jul 2019, In : Journal of Fish Biology. 95, 1, p. 200-213 14 p.

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2018

Från elfenbenstornet till puben

Donner, K. K., 2018, In : Nya Argus. 111, 10-11, p. 255-257 3 p.

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Vi och de - tribalismens återkomst

Translated title of the contribution: We and they - the return of tribalismDonner, K. K., 2018, In : Nya Argus. 111, 8, p. 166-170 5 p.

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2017

Increasing the illumination slowly over several weeks protects against light damage in the eyes of the crustacean Mysis relicta

Viljanen, M. L. M., Nevala, N. E., Calais-Grano, C. L., Lindstrom, K. M. W. & Donner, K., 1 Aug 2017, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 220, 15, p. 2798-2808 11 p.

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The dual rod system of amphibians supports colour discrimination at the absolute visual threshold

Yovanovich, C. A. M., Koskela, S. M., Nevala, N., Kondrashev, S. L., Kelber, A. & Donner, K., 5 Apr 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society. Biological Sciences. 372, 1717, 10 p., 20160066.

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2016

En lovsång till den välsignade skalbaggen

Translated title of the contribution: Homage to the blessed beetleDonner, K. K., 29 Dec 2016, In : Hufvudstadsbladet. 2016/152, 350, p. 24-25 2 p.

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Visual pigments of Arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus (L.)) and whitefish (Coregonus lavaretus (L.)) morphs in subarctic lakes

Kahilainen, K. K., Smura, T., Knudsen, R., Amundsen, P. -A., Jokela-Maatta, M. & Donner, K., Dec 2016, In : Hydrobiologia. 783, 1, p. 223-237 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2015

Henrik Wallgren: Minnestal hållet vid Finska Vetenskaps-Societetens sammanträde den 15 december 2014

Translated title of the contribution: Henrik Wallgren: Memorial speech given at the meeting of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters 15 December 2014Donner, K. K., 2015, In : Sphinx. 2014-2015, p. 130-138 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Solitaritet eller solidaritet? Kommentar till Kropotkins "Inbördes hjälp och progressiv utveckling"

Translated title of the contribution: Solitarity or Solidarity: A commentary to Kropotkin's "Mutual Aid. A Factor of Evolution"Donner, K. K., 1 May 2015, In : Nya Argus. 108, 5-6, p. 138-141 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Värinäkö, tila ja kolmiulotteisuus

Translated title of the contribution: Colour vision, space and 3DDonner, K. K., 2015, Perspektiivi kuvataiteen historiassa. Vakkari, J. (ed.). Helsinki: Gaudeamus, p. 33-37 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

2014

Between hard rock and open space: Constraints and freedom of Finnish paleontology

Donner, K., 7 Apr 2014, In : Annales Zoologici Fennici. 51, 1-2, p. 2-16 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Genesis-genetik

Donner, K., 2014, In : Nya Argus. 107, 9-10, p. 312

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Lake and Sea Populations of Mysis relicta (Crustacea, Mysida) with Different Visual-Pigment Absorbance Spectra Use the Same A1 Chromophore

Belikov, N., Yakovleva, M., Feldman, T., Demina, O., Khodonov, A., Lindström, M., Donner, K. & Ostrovsky, M., 7 Feb 2014, In : PLoS One. 9, 2, 8 p., 88107.

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Sanningspassion och paranoia

Donner, K., 2014, In : Hufvudstadsbladet. 13.01.2014, 2 p.

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2013

Evoluutio ja emergenssi

Translated title of the contribution: Evolution and emergenceDonner, K., 2013, Ihminen, uskonto ja luonnontieteet. Saarinen, R. & Salminen, J. (eds.). Helsinki: Suomalainen teologinen kirjallisuusseura, Vol. 2013 / 277. p. 107-121 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

The eye of the opossum shrimp Mysis relicta (Crustacea, Mysidae) contains two visual pigments located in different photoreceptor cells

Zak, P., Lindström, M., Demchuk, J., Donner, K. & Ostrovsky, M., 2013, In : Doklady Biological Sciences. 449, 1, p. 68-72 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2012

Kielen evoluutio: biologisten lähestymistapojen mahdollisuudet ja rajoitukset

Translated title of the contribution: The evolution of language: possibilities and limitations of biological approachesDonner, K., 2012, Näkökohtia puheen alkuperästä. Aaltonen, O., Lehtinen, M. & Aulanko, R. (eds.). Mediapinta, p. 35-51

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientific

Opsin gene sequence variation across phylogenetic and population histories in Mysis (Crustacea: Mysida) does not match current light environments or visual-pigment absorbance spectra

Audzijonyte, A., Pahlberg, J., Viljanen, M., Donner, K. & Vainola, R., May 2012, In : Molecular Ecology. 21, 9, p. 2176-2196 21 p.

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Spectral tuning by selective chromophore uptake in rods and cones of eight populations of nine-spined stickleback (Pungitius pungitius).

Saarinen, P., Pahlberg, J., Herczeg, G., Viljanen, M. L. M., Karjalainen, M., Shikano, T., Merilä, J. & Donner, K., 2012, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 215, 16, p. 2760-2773 14 p.

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The effect of mean luminance change and grating pedestals on contrast perception: Model simulations suggest a common, retinal, origin

Kilpeläinen, M., Nurminen, L. & Donner, K., 2012, In : Vision Research. 58, p. 51-58 8 p.

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2011

Effects of Mean Luminance Changes on Human Contrast Perception: Contrast Dependence, Time-Course and Spatial Specificity

Kilpeläinen, M., Nurminen, L. & Donner, K., 2011, In : PLoS One. 6, 2, p. e17200: 1-9 9 p.

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Synforskningen vid Helsingfors universitets zoologiska och zoofysiologiska avdelningar 1990-2011

Translated title of the contribution: Vision research at the Divisions of Zoology and Animal Physiology of the University of Helsinki 1990-2011Reuter, T. & Donner, K., 2011, Suomen silmälääkäriyhdistyksen historia 1990-2010. Kaarninen, P., Pitkäkangas, E., Salminen, L. & Uusitalo, H. (eds.). 1. ed. Hämeenlinna: Suomen Silmälääkäriyhdistys, p. 199-200 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterProfessional

Världsbild och livsåskådning: Naturvetenskap i Nya Argus

Donner, K., 2011, Ögonen upp!: Nya Argus första sekel. Ekenäs: Garantiföreningen för Nya Argus, p. 131-138 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterGeneral public

2010

Eye adaptation to different light environments in two populations of Mysis relicta: A comparative study of carotenoids and retinoids

Feldman, T., Yakovleva, M., Lindstrom, M., Donner, K. & Ostrovsky, M., 2010, In : Journal of Crustacean Biology. 30, 4, p. 636-642 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2009

Att vara Charles Darwin

Donner, K., 27 Sep 2009, In : Hufvudstadsbladet. p. 28-29 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleGeneral public

Den amoraliska naturen fyller 150 år

Donner, K., 2 Jan 2009, In : Svenska dagbladet. p. 8 1 p.

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Evolutionens märkesår 1809

Donner, K., 2009, In : Nya Argus. 102, 9/10, p. 191-192 2 p.

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Individual variation in rod absorbance spectra correlated with opsin gene polymorphism in sand goby (Pomatoschistus minutus)

Jokela-Määttä, M., Vartio, A., Paulin, L. & Donner, K., 2009, In : Journal of Experimental Biology. 212, 21, p. 3415-3421 7 p.

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Naturligt urval före Charles Darwin

Fortelius, M. & Donner, K., 2009, In : Nya Argus. 102, 9/10, p. 208-210 3 p.

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Rod phototransduction determines the trade-off of temporal integration and speed of vision in dark-adapted toads

Haldin, C., Nymark, S., Aho, A-C., Koskelainen, A. & Donner, K., 2009, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 29, 18, p. 5716-5725 10 p.

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Temperature dependence of dark-adapted sensitivity and light-adaptation in photoreceptors with A1 visual pigments: a comparison of frog L-cones and rods

Heikkinen, H., Nymark, S., Donner, K. & Koskelainen, A., 2009, In : Vision Research. 49, 4, p. 1717-1728 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2008

Ett protein att se med: adaptiv evolution och molekylära randvillkor hos rodopsin

Donner, K., 2008, In : Sphinx. 2007, p. 17-26 10 p.

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Sravnenie sistem antioksidantnoj zaŝity v glazah dvuh populâcij krevetok Mysis relicta (Crustacea: Mysidacea), otličaûŝihsâ po ih ustojčivosti k fotopovreždeniû

Fel'dman, T. B., Doncov, A. E., Âkovleva, M. A., Fedorovič, I. B., Lindström, M., Donner, K. & Ostrovskij, M. A., 2008, In : Sensornye Sistemy. 22, 4, p. 1-8 8 p.

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2007

Chromophore switch from 11-cis-dehydroretinal (A2) to 11-cis-retinal (A1) decreases dark noise in salamander red rods

Ala-Laurila, P., Donner, K., Crouch, R. K. & Cornwall, M. C., 2007, In : Journal of Physiology. 585, 1, p. 57-74 18 p.

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Modelling the effect of microsaccades on retinal responses to stationary contrast patterns

Donner, K. & Hemilä, S., 2007, In : Vision Research. 47, 9, p. 1166-1177 12 p.

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Time course of suppression by surround gratings: highly contrast-dependent, but consistently fast

Kilpeläinen, M., Donner, K. & Laurinen, P., 2007, In : Vision Research. 47, p. 3298-3306 9 p.

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Vetenskap av allmänfattlig art

Donner, K., 2007, In : Nya Argus. 100, 9/10, p. 184-186 3 p.

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Visual pigments of Baltic Sea fishes of marine and limnic origin

Jokela-Määttä, M., Smura, T., Aaltonen, A., Ala-Laurila, P. & Donner, K., 2007, In : Visual Neuroscience. 24, 3, p. 389-398 10 p.

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2006

Hur ska emergens och medvetande förklaras?

Donner, K., 2006, In : Ikaros. 2006, 2, p. 6

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Tapaus Lysenko - tiedepolitiikan oppitunti

Donner, K., 2006, In : Tieteessä tapahtuu. 2006, 6, p. 5-10 6 p.

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Vi och de

Donner, K., 2006, In : Ny Tid. 2006, 33, p. 8-10 3 p.

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2005

Eläinkokeiden vaikea etiikka

Donner, K., Kaila, K. & Voipio, J., 2005, In : Suomen lääkärilehti. 60, 51/52, p. 5304-5305 2 p.

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Light responses and light adaptation in rat retinal rods at different temperatures

Nymark, S., Heikkinen, H., Haldin, C., Donner, K. & Koskelainen, A., 2005, In : Journal of Physiology. 567, 3, p. 923-938 16 p.

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På spaning efter en svårfångad mänsklighet

Donner, K., 4 Sep 2005, In : Svenska dagbladet. p. 11 1 p.

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The photoactivation energy of the visual pigment in two spectrally different populations of Mysis relicta (Crustacea, Mysida)

Pahlberg, J., Lindström, M., Ala-Laurila, P., Fyhrquist-Vanni, N., Koskelainen, A. & Donner, K., 2005, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology. A, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology . 191, p. 837-844 8 p.

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Visual pigment absorbance and spectral sensitivity of the Mysis relicta species group (Crustacea, Mysida) in different light environments

Jokela-Määttä, M., Pahlberg, J., Lindström, M., Zak, P. P., Porter, M., Ostrovsky, M. A., Cronin, T. W. & Donner, K., 2005, In : Journal of Comparative Physiology. A, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology . 191, 12, p. 1087-1097 11 p.

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2004

On the relation between the photoactivation energy and the absorbance spectrum of visual pigments

Ala-Laurila, P., Pahlberg, J., Koskelainen, A. & Donner, K., 2004, In : Vision Research. 44, p. 2153-2158 6 p.

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Thermal activation and photoactivation of visual pigments

Ala-Laurila, P., Donner, K. & Koskelainen, A., 2004, In : Biophysical Journal. 2004 / 86, p. 3653-3662 10 p.

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2003

De biologiska idéernas evolution

Translated title of the contribution: The evolution of biological ideasDonner, K., 2003, In : Svenska dagbladet. 2003, 30.11.2003

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