Illumination of the Melanopsin Signaling Pathway

@article{Panda2005IlluminationOT,
  title={Illumination of the Melanopsin Signaling Pathway},
  author={S. Panda and S. K. Nayak and B. Campo and John R. Walker and J. Hogenesch and T. Jegla},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={307},
  pages={600 - 604}
}
In mammals, a small population of intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells (ipRGCs) plays a key role in the regulation of nonvisual photic responses, such as behavioral responses to light, pineal melatonin synthesis, pupillary light reflex, and sleep latency. These ipRGCs also express melanopsin (Opn4), a putative opsin-family photopigment that has been shown to play a role in mediating these nonvisual photic responses. Melanopsin is required for the function of this inner retinal… Expand
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