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Rod Opsins

Known as: opsin, Rod Opsin, Rod Opsins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
Photosensitive proteins expressed in the ROD PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are the protein components of rod photoreceptor pigments such as RHODOPSIN.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Summary Many retinal dystrophies result in photoreceptor loss, but the inner retinal neurons can survive, making them potentially… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Cetaceans have a long history of commitment to a fully aquatic lifestyle that extends back to the Eocene. Extant species have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
SummaryWe have examined the effects of light on circadian locomotor rhythms in retinally degenerate mice (C57BL/6J mice… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mutations in rod opsin, the visual pigment protein of rod photoreceptors, account for approximately 15% of all inherited human… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
PURPOSE To evaluate the neuroprotective potential of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in the retinal… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Nature Med. 4, 967– 971, 1998 On page 970, Fig. 3b. The right panel should have been labeled "a-wave" instead of "b-wave". The… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Ribozymes, catalytic RNA molecules that cleave a complementary mRNA sequence, have potential as therapeutics for dominantly… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
PURPOSE Cone photoreceptors in teleost fish retina are organized into a precise, crystalline mosaic in which the four spectral… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
Five opsin cDNA clones were isolated from a goldfish retina cDNA library and sequenced. On the basis of homology to previously… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Chimeric gene fusions between 4.4 kb of rod opsin 5' flanking sequence fused to a diphtheria toxin gene and 4.4 kb or 500 bp of… Expand
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