Channelrhodopsin

Known as: ChR2, Channelrhodopsin-2, Channelrhodopsin-1 
Channelrhodopsins are a subfamily of retinylidene proteins (rhodopsins) that function as light-gated ion channels. They serve as sensory… (More)
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2015
2015
Optogenetics has become an important research tool and is being considered as the basis for several neural prostheses. However… (More)
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2014
2014
Channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) has provided a breakthrough for the optogenetic control of neuronal activity. In adult Drosophila… (More)
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2013
2013
Channelrhodospin-2 (ChR2), a light-sensitive ion channel, and its variants have emerged as new excitatory optogenetic tools not… (More)
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The ventral tegmental area (VTA) has a central role in the neural processes that underlie motivation and behavioral reinforcement… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) has become an indispensable tool in neuroscience, allowing precise induction of action potentials with… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
Optogenetic methods have emerged as powerful tools for dissecting neural circuit connectivity, function and dysfunction. We used… (More)
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2011
2011
Channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) has become a widely used tool for stimulating neurons with light. Nevertheless, the underlying dynamics… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
The ability to silence the activity of genetically specified neurons in a temporally precise fashion would open up the ability to… (More)
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2010
2010
In this paper, we present an optical stimulation based approach to induce 1:1 in-phase synchrony in a network of coupled… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
To permit rapid optical control of brain activity, we have engineered multiple lines of transgenic mice that express the light… (More)
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