Retinal Pigments

Known as: Retinal Pigments [Chemical/Ingredient], Photoreceptor Pigments, Retinal, Pigments, Retinal Photoreceptor 
Photosensitive protein complexes of varied light absorption properties which are expressed in the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are OPSINS conjugated… (More)
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2015
Highly Cited
2015
BACKGROUND Since they were first derived more than three decades ago, embryonic stem cells have been proposed as a source of… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Dysfunction and loss of retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) leads to degeneration of photoreceptors in age-related macular… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
A new high-resolution structure is reported for bovine rhodopsin, the visual pigment in rod photoreceptor cells. Substantial… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The primary circadian pacemaker, in the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) of the mammalian brain, is photoentrained by light signals… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Absorbance spectra were recorded by microspectrophotometry from 39 different rod and cone types representing amphibians. reptiles… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Vertebrate photoreceptor cells are the basic sensory apparatus of the retina, capable of converting the energy of absorbed… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mutation of RPE65 can cause severe blindness from birth or early childhood, and RPE65 protein is associated with retinal pigment… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE To determine the cellular origin and the vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) immunoreactivity of the nonvascular… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
PURPOSE To characterize the intrinsic fluorescence (autofluorescence) of the human ocular fundus with regard to its excitation… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
NUMEROUS inherited retinal degenerations exist in animals and humans, in which photoreceptors inexplicably degenerate and… (More)
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