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.
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2010
2010
S-palmitoylation is a conserved feature in many G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) involved in a broad array of signaling… (More)
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2010
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2010
Phenotypic evolution may occur either through alterations to the structure of protein-coding genes or their expression. Evidence… (More)
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2007
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2007
PURPOSE Gene therapy for retinal degeneration requires well-defined promoters that drive expression in rod and cone… (More)
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1999
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1999
PURPOSE To evaluate the neuroprotective potential of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) in the retinal… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mutations in rod opsin, the visual pigment protein of rod photoreceptors, account for approximately 15% of all inherited human… (More)
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1997
1997
The main object of this study was to investigate the molecular basis for changes in the spectral sensitivity of the visual… (More)
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1996
1996
PURPOSE Cone photoreceptors in teleost fish retina are organized into a precise, crystalline mosaic in which the four spectral… (More)
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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… (More)
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1991
Highly Cited
1991
We have examined the effects of light on circadian locomotor rhythms in retinally degenerate mice (C57BL/6J mice homozygous for… (More)
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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… (More)
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