Rhodopsin, Human

Known as: Rhodopsin, Opsin 2, Rod Pigment 2 
Rhodopsin (348 aa, ~39 kDa) is encoded by the human RHO gene. This protein plays a role in rod-dependent visual processes.
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1937-2018
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2002
2002
Rhodopsin is an important example of a G protein-coupled receptor (GPCR) in which 11-cis-retinal is the ligand and acts as an… (More)
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2001
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2001
PURPOSE Acute white-light damage to rods depends on the amount of rhodopsin available for bleaching during light exposure… (More)
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2000
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2000
Although many different mutations in humans and Drosophila cause retinal degeneration, in most cases, a molecular mechanism for… (More)
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1995
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1995
Rhodopsin is an important member of the superfamily of G protein-coupled receptors. In vitro studies have suggested that… (More)
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1992
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1992
Two critical amino acids in the visual pigment rhodopsin are Lys-296, the site of attachment of retinal to the protein through a… (More)
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1992
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1992
Homologous desensitization of beta-adrenergic receptors, as well as adaptation of rhodopsin, are thought to be triggered by… (More)
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1988
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1988
The intracellular localization of photoreceptor-specific proteins 33 kd, beta-transducin, and 48 kd, as determined by… (More)
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1987
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1987
We used a battery of 10 monoclonal antibodies directed against different identified peptide sequences within the carboxyl… (More)
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1984
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1984
Environmental light cycles are the dominant synchronizers of circadian rhythms in the field, and artificial light cycles and… (More)
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1974
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1974
Rhodopsin undergoes rapid lateral diffusion in the disk membranes of isolated frog and mudpuppy rods. The rate of lateral… (More)
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