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Cone Opsins

Known as: Opsin, Cone, Opsins, Cone, Cone Opsins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Photosensitive proteins expressed in the CONE PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are the protein components of cone photopigments. Cone opsins are classified… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Summary Photoreceptive, melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells (mRGCs) encode ambient light (irradiance) for the circadian… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Most mammals have two types of cone photoreceptors, which contain either medium wavelength (M) or short wavelength (S) opsin. The… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a label for a group of diseases caused by a large number of mutations that result in rod… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The retinas of mice null for the neural retina leucine zipper transcription factor (Nrl −/ −) contain no rods but are populated… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Cichlid fish of the East African Rift Lakes are renowned for their diversity and offer a unique opportunity to study adaptive… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
PURPOSE The retinoid X receptors (RXRs) are members of the family of ligand-dependent nuclear hormone receptors. One of these… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
For vision, insect and vertebrate eyes use rhabdomeric and ciliary photoreceptor cells, respectively. These cells show distinct… Expand
Review
2002
Review
2002
Heterotrimeric guanine nucleotide–binding protein (G protein)–coupled receptors (GPCRs) respond to a variety of different… Expand
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The first step toward light perception is 11-cis to all-trans photoisomerization of the retinaldehyde chromophore in a rod or… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Spectral tuning of visual pigments is typically accomplished through changes in opsin amino acid sequence. Within a given opsin… Expand
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