photoreceptor outer segment

The outer segment of a vertebrate photoreceptor that contains discs of photoreceptive membranes. [ISBN:0824072820]
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
The light-detecting outer segments of vertebrate photoreceptors are cilia. Like other cilia, all materials needed for assembly… (More)
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2010
2010
PURPOSE To report photoreceptor restoration and visual outcomes after vitrectomy for retinal detachment. DESIGN Retrospective… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
PURPOSE To evaluate restoration of the photoreceptor outer segment and visual outcomes in closed macular holes. DESIGN… (More)
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2007
2007
OBJECTIVE To describe retinal changes in acute zonal occult outer retinopathy (AZOOR). METHODS We investigated retinal function… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Approximately 10% of the photoreceptor outer segment (OS) is turned over each day, requiring large amounts of lipid and protein… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The RCS rat is a widely studied model of recessively inherited retinal degeneration. The genetic defect, known as rdy (retinal… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Visual transduction captures widespread interest because its G-protein signaling motif recurs throughout nature yet is uniquely… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
The gene Prph2 encodes a photoreceptor-specific membrane glycoprotein, peripherin-2 (also known as peripherin/rds), which is… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Over 45 mutations in the rhodopsin gene have been identified in patients with autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa, including… (More)
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
PURPOSE Photoreceptor outer segments are in a dynamic state of membrane addition and disposal. This study was undertaken to… (More)
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