Rhodopsin phosphorylation suggests biochemical heterogeneities of retinal rod disks.

Abstract

Frogs (Rana pipiens) were injected subcutaneously with (3H)-leucine and allowed to incorporate the radioactive amino acid into newly assembled disks in the retinal rod outer segment. The labeled disks served as a temporal marker for following the turnover of rod outer segments. Animals were killed at different times after injection and outer segments were… (More)

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