Eyeglasses: A pair of ophthalmic lenses in a frame or mounting which is supported by the nose and ears. The purpose is to aid or improve vision. It does not include goggles or nonprescription sun glasses for which EYE PROTECTIVE DEVICES is available.Cone Opsins: Photosensitive proteins expressed in the CONE PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are the protein components of cone photopigments. Cone opsins are classified by their peak absorption wavelengths.Myopia: A refractive error in which rays of light entering the EYE parallel to the optic axis are brought to a focus in front of the RETINA when accommodation (ACCOMMODATION, OCULAR) is relaxed. This results from an overly curved CORNEA or from the eyeball being too long from front to back. It is also called nearsightedness.Axial Length, Eye: The distance between the anterior and posterior poles of the eye, measured either by ULTRASONOGRAPHY or by partial coherence interferometry.Rod Opsins: Photosensitive proteins expressed in the ROD PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are the protein components of rod photoreceptor pigments such as RHODOPSIN.Glass: Hard, amorphous, brittle, inorganic, usually transparent, polymerous silicate of basic oxides, usually potassium or sodium. It is used in the form of hard sheets, vessels, tubing, fibers, ceramics, beads, etc.Eye: The organ of sight constituting a pair of globular organs made up of a three-layered roughly spherical structure specialized for receiving and responding to light.Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells: Photosensitive afferent neurons located primarily within the FOVEA CENTRALIS of the MACULA LUTEA. There are three major types of cone cells (red, blue, and green) whose photopigments have different spectral sensitivity curves. Retinal cone cells operate in daylight vision (at photopic intensities) providing color recognition and central visual acuity.Opsins: Photosensitive proteins in the membranes of PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS such as the rods and the cones. Opsins have varied light absorption properties and are members of the G-PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTORS family. Their ligands are VITAMIN A-based chromophores.Body Patterning: The processes occurring in early development that direct morphogenesis. They specify the body plan ensuring that cells will proceed to differentiate, grow, and diversify in size and shape at the correct relative positions. Included are axial patterning, segmentation, compartment specification, limb position, organ boundary patterning, blood vessel patterning, etc.Bone Morphogenetic Proteins: Bone-growth regulatory factors that are members of the transforming growth factor-beta superfamily of proteins. They are synthesized as large precursor molecules which are cleaved by proteolytic enzymes. The active form can consist of a dimer of two identical proteins or a heterodimer of two related bone morphogenetic proteins.Microspectrophotometry: Analytical technique for studying substances present at enzyme concentrations in single cells, in situ, by measuring light absorption. Light from a tungsten strip lamp or xenon arc dispersed by a grating monochromator illuminates the optical system of a microscope. The absorbance of light is measured (in nanometers) by comparing the difference between the image of the sample and a reference image.Light: That portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in the visible, ultraviolet, and infrared range.Darkness: The absence of light.Lighting: The illumination of an environment and the arrangement of lights to achieve an effect or optimal visibility. Its application is in domestic or in public settings and in medical and non-medical environments.Photophobia: Abnormal sensitivity to light. This may occur as a manifestation of EYE DISEASES; MIGRAINE; SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE; MENINGITIS; and other disorders. Photophobia may also occur in association with DEPRESSION and other MENTAL DISORDERS.Flicker Fusion: The point or frequency at which all flicker of an intermittent light stimulus disappears.Electroretinography: Recording of electric potentials in the retina after stimulation by light.Retinal Pigments: Photosensitive protein complexes of varied light absorption properties which are expressed in the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are OPSINS conjugated with VITAMIN A-based chromophores. Chromophores capture photons of light, leading to the activation of opsins and a biochemical cascade that ultimately excites the photoreceptor cells.Gene Duplication: Processes occurring in various organisms by which new genes are copied. Gene duplication may result in a MULTIGENE FAMILY; supergenes or PSEUDOGENES.Molecular Sequence Data: Descriptions of specific amino acid, carbohydrate, or nucleotide sequences which have appeared in the published literature and/or are deposited in and maintained by databanks such as GENBANK, European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), National Biomedical Research Foundation (NBRF), or other sequence repositories.ArchivesBiological Science Disciplines: All of the divisions of the natural sciences dealing with the various aspects of the phenomena of life and vital processes. The concept includes anatomy and physiology, biochemistry and biophysics, and the biology of animals, plants, and microorganisms. It should be differentiated from BIOLOGY, one of its subdivisions, concerned specifically with the origin and life processes of living organisms.Periodicals as Topic: A publication issued at stated, more or less regular, intervals.PubMed: A bibliographic database that includes MEDLINE as its primary subset. It is produced by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), part of the NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE. PubMed, which is searchable through NLM's Web site, also includes access to additional citations to selected life sciences journals not in MEDLINE, and links to other resources such as the full-text of articles at participating publishers' Web sites, NCBI's molecular biology databases, and PubMed Central.Directories as Topic: Lists of persons or organizations, systematically arranged, usually in alphabetic or classed order, giving address, affiliations, etc., for individuals, and giving address, officers, functions, and similar data for organizations. (ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983)Arrestins: Regulatory proteins that down-regulate phosphorylated G-protein membrane receptors, including rod and cone photoreceptors and adrenergic receptors.Cichlids: Common name for perch-like fish of the family Cichlidae, belonging to the suborder Labroidei, order PERCIFORMES.Biology: One of the BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE DISCIPLINES concerned with the origin, structure, development, growth, function, genetics, and reproduction of animals, plants, and microorganisms.Malawi: A republic in southern Africa east of ZAMBIA and MOZAMBIQUE. Its capital is Lilongwe. It was formerly called Nyasaland.Corneal Opacity: Disorder occurring in the central or peripheral area of the cornea. The usual degree of transparency becomes relatively opaque.Lakes: Inland bodies of still or slowly moving FRESH WATER or salt water, larger than a pond, and supplied by RIVERS and streams.Mating Preference, Animal: The selection or choice of sexual partner in animals. Often this reproductive preference is based on traits in the potential mate, such as coloration, size, or behavioral boldness. If the chosen ones are genetically different from the rejected ones, then NATURAL SELECTION is occurring.Pigmentation: Coloration or discoloration of a part by a pigment.Orphan Nuclear Receptors: A broad category of receptor-like proteins that may play a role in transcriptional-regulation in the CELL NUCLEUS. Many of these proteins are similar in structure to known NUCLEAR RECEPTORS but appear to lack a functional ligand-binding domain, while in other cases the specific ligands have yet to be identified.Rhodopsin: A purplish-red, light-sensitive pigment found in RETINAL ROD CELLS of most vertebrates. It is a complex consisting of a molecule of ROD OPSIN and a molecule of 11-cis retinal (RETINALDEHYDE). Rhodopsin exhibits peak absorption wavelength at about 500 nm.Retinal Rod Photoreceptor Cells: Photosensitive afferent neurons located in the peripheral retina, with their density increases radially away from the FOVEA CENTRALIS. Being much more sensitive to light than the RETINAL CONE CELLS, the rod cells are responsible for twilight vision (at scotopic intensities) as well as peripheral vision, but provide no color discrimination.Cupressaceae: A plant family of the order Pinales, class Pinopsida, division Coniferophyta (conifers). They are mainly resinous, aromatic evergreen trees.Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate: Specialized PHOTOTRANSDUCTION neurons in the vertebrates, such as the RETINAL ROD CELLS and the RETINAL CONE CELLS. Non-visual photoreceptor neurons have been reported in the deep brain, the PINEAL GLAND and organs of the circadian system.Reagent Kits, Diagnostic: Commercially prepared reagent sets, with accessory devices, containing all of the major components and literature necessary to perform one or more designated diagnostic tests or procedures. They may be for laboratory or personal use.Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay: An immunoassay utilizing an antibody labeled with an enzyme marker such as horseradish peroxidase. While either the enzyme or the antibody is bound to an immunosorbent substrate, they both retain their biologic activity; the change in enzyme activity as a result of the enzyme-antibody-antigen reaction is proportional to the concentration of the antigen and can be measured spectrophotometrically or with the naked eye. Many variations of the method have been developed.Sensitivity and Specificity: Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)Biosensing Techniques: Any of a variety of procedures which use biomolecular probes to measure the presence or concentration of biological molecules, biological structures, microorganisms, etc., by translating a biochemical interaction at the probe surface into a quantifiable physical signal.Reproducibility of Results: The statistical reproducibility of measurements (often in a clinical context), including the testing of instrumentation or techniques to obtain reproducible results. The concept includes reproducibility of physiological measurements, which may be used to develop rules to assess probability or prognosis, or response to a stimulus; reproducibility of occurrence of a condition; and reproducibility of experimental results.Checkpoint Kinase 2: Enzyme activated in response to DNA DAMAGE involved in cell cycle arrest. The gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 22 at position 12.1. In humans it is encoded by the CHEK2 gene.Immunoglobulin G: The major immunoglobulin isotype class in normal human serum. There are several isotype subclasses of IgG, for example, IgG1, IgG2A, and IgG2B.Tilapia: A freshwater fish used as an experimental organism and for food. This genus of the family Cichlidae (CICHLIDS) inhabits Central and South America (one species extends north into Texas), West Indies, Africa, Madagascar, Syria, and coastal India.Deafness: A general term for the complete loss of the ability to hear from both ears.Gene Expression Profiling: The determination of the pattern of genes expressed at the level of GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION, under specific circumstances or in a specific cell.Ear, Inner: The essential part of the hearing organ consists of two labyrinthine compartments: the bony labyrinthine and the membranous labyrinth. The bony labyrinth is a complex of three interconnecting cavities or spaces (COCHLEA; VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH; and SEMICIRCULAR CANALS) in the TEMPORAL BONE. Within the bony labyrinth lies the membranous labyrinth which is a complex of sacs and tubules (COCHLEAR DUCT; SACCULE AND UTRICLE; and SEMICIRCULAR DUCTS) forming a continuous space enclosed by EPITHELIUM and connective tissue. These spaces are filled with LABYRINTHINE FLUIDS of various compositions.Oligonucleotide Array Sequence Analysis: Hybridization of a nucleic acid sample to a very large set of OLIGONUCLEOTIDE PROBES, which have been attached individually in columns and rows to a solid support, to determine a BASE SEQUENCE, or to detect variations in a gene sequence, GENE EXPRESSION, or for GENE MAPPING.Transcription, Genetic: The biosynthesis of RNA carried out on a template of DNA. The biosynthesis of DNA from an RNA template is called REVERSE TRANSCRIPTION.Transcription Factor Brn-3C: A POU domain factor that activates neuronal cell GENETIC TRANSCRIPTION of GENES encoding NEUROFILAMENT PROTEINS, alpha internexin, and SYNAPTOSOMAL-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN 25. Mutations in the Brn-3c gene have been associated with DEAFNESS.Hearing Loss, Sensorineural: Hearing loss resulting from damage to the COCHLEA and the sensorineural elements which lie internally beyond the oval and round windows. These elements include the AUDITORY NERVE and its connections in the BRAINSTEM.

Adaptive evolution of cone opsin genes in two colorful cyprinids, Opsariichthys pachycephalus and Candidia barbatus. (1/56)

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Retarded developmental expression and patterning of retinal cone opsins in hypothyroid mice. (2/56)

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Cone inputs to murine striate cortex. (3/56)

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Topographical characterization of cone photoreceptors and the area centralis of the canine retina. (4/56)

PURPOSE: The canine is an important large animal model of human retinal genetic disorders. Studies of ganglion cell distribution in the canine retina have identified a visual streak of high density superior to the optic disc with a temporal area of peak density known as the area centralis. The topography of cone photoreceptors in the canine retina has not been characterized in detail, and in contrast to the macula in humans, the position of the area centralis in dogs is not apparent on clinical funduscopic examination. The purpose of this study was to define the location of the area centralis in the dog and to characterize in detail the topography of rod and cone photoreceptors within the area centralis. This will facilitate the investigation and treatment of retinal disease in the canine. METHODS: We used peanut agglutinin, which labels cone matrix sheaths and antibodies against long/medium wavelength (L/M)- and short wavelength (S)-cone opsins, to stain retinal cryosections and flatmounts from beagle dogs. Retinas were imaged using differential interference contrast imaging, fluorescence, and confocal microscopy. Within the area centralis, rod and cone size and density were quantified, and the proportion of cones expressing each cone opsin subtype was calculated. Using a grid pattern of sampling in 9 retinal flatmounts, we investigated the distribution of cones throughout the retina to predict the location of the area centralis. RESULTS: We identified the area centralis as the site of maximal density of rod and cone photoreceptor cells, which have a smaller inner segment cross-sectional area in this region. L/M opsin was expressed by the majority of cones in the retina, both within the area centralis and in the peripheral retina. Using the mean of cone density distribution from 9 retinas, we calculated that the area centralis is likely to be centered at a point 1.5 mm temporal and 0.6 mm superior to the optic disc. For clinical funduscopic examination, this represents 1.2 disc diameters temporal and 0.4 disc diameters superior to the optic disc. CONCLUSIONS: We have described the distribution of rods and cone subtypes within the canine retina and calculated a predictable location for the area centralis. These findings will facilitate the characterization and treatment of cone photoreceptor dystrophies in the dog.  (+info)

In conditions of limited chromophore supply rods entrap 11-cis-retinal leading to loss of cone function and cell death. (5/56)

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Thyroid hormone induces a time-dependent opsin switch in the retina of salmonid fishes. (6/56)

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Physiology and morphology of color-opponent ganglion cells in a retina expressing a dual gradient of S and M opsins. (7/56)

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The action of 11-cis-retinol on cone opsins and intact cone photoreceptors. (8/56)

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*Color blindness

"Opsin genes, cone photopigments, color vision and color blindness". In Gegenfurtner, K. R.; Sharpe, L. T. Color Vision: From ... Cone monochromacy is the condition of having both rods and cones, but only a single kind of cone. A cone monochromat can have ... Blue cone monochromacy (X chromosome) is caused by lack of functionality of L and M cones (red and green). It is encoded at the ... Since cone monochromacy is the lack of/damage of more than one cone in retinal environment, having two types of dichromacy ...

*Color blindness

"Opsin genes, cone photopigments, color vision and color blindness". In Gegenfurtner, K. R.; Sharpe, L. T. (eds.). Color Vision ... Cone monochromacy is the condition of having both rods and cones, but only a single kind of cone. A cone monochromat can have ... Blue cone monochromacy (X chromosome) is caused by lack of functionality of L and M cones (red and green). It is encoded at the ... Since cone monochromacy is the lack of/damage of more than one cone in retinal environment, having two types of dichromacy ...

*Evolution of mammals

Early crown mammals thus had three cone opsins, the red one and both of the blues.[38] All their extant descendants have lost ... Probably as a side-effect of the nocturnal life, mammals lost two of the four cone opsins, photoreceptors in the retina, ... Early amniotes had four opsins in the cones of their retinas to use for distinguishing colours: one sensitive to red, one to ... one of the blue-sensitive opsins but not always the same one: monotremes retain one blue-sensitive opsin, while marsupials and ...

*Olm

Regressed eye of White Proteus shows first of all immunolabelling for the red-sensitive cone opsin. The eye of Black Proteus ... has principal rods, red-sensitive cones and blue- or UV- sensitive cones. ...

*Photopsin

... s (also known as Cone opsins) are the photoreceptor proteins found in the cone cells of the retina that are the basis ... "red opsin," "erythrolabe," "L opsin" or "LWS opsin." Note that despite its common name as the "red" opsin, this opsin's peak ... Humans have three different photoreceptor proteins (photopsin or cone opsins) which are found in cone cells and which are ... "M opsin" or "MWS opsin.". *Short Wavelength Sensitive (OPN1SW) Opsin - λmax of 430 nm, in the blue region of the ...

*Color model

They possessed four types of cones-long, mid, short wavelength cones, and ultraviolet sensitive cones. Today, fish, amphibians ... At the same time, our short wavelength opsin evolved from the ultraviolet opsin of our vertebrate and mammalian ancestors. ... Human red-green color blindness occurs because the two copies of the red and green opsin genes remain in close proximity on the ... The human color space is a horse-shoe-shaped cone such as shown here (see also CIE chromaticity diagram below), extending from ...

*CEN 1789

Sharpe, LT; Stockman A; Jägle H; Nathans J (1999). "Opsin genes, cone photopigments, color vision and color blindness". In ...

*Mammalian eye

Rhodopsin, of rods, breaks down into opsin and retinal; iodopsin of cones breaks down into photopsin and retinal. The breakdown ... Different cone cells respond to different wavelengths of light, which allows an organism to see color. The shift from cone ... This convergence is in direct contrast to the situation with cones, where each cone cell is connected to a single bipolar cell ... using central vision because the light from these is not enough to stimulate cone cells. Because cone cells are all that exist ...

*OPN1LW - Википедија, слободна енциклопедија

Opsin. Literatura[уреди]. *↑ 1,0 1,1 „Entrez Gene: OPN1LW opsin 1 (cone pigments), long-wave-sensitive (color blindness, protan ... 1994). „The human blue opsin promoter directs transgene expression in short-wave cones and bipolar cells in the mouse retina." ... Adrenomedulin • Mirisni • Opsin (3, 4, 5, 1LW, 1MW, 1SW, RGR, RRH) • Proteazom-aktivirani (1, 2, 3, 4) • SREB (1, 2, 3) ... 1993). „Genetic heterogeneity among blue-cone monochromats.". Am. J. Hum. Genet. 53 (5): 987-1000. PMC 1682301 . PMID 8213841. ...

*G protein-coupled receptor kinase 7

It is specifically expressed in the retina and the encoded protein has been shown to phosphorylate cone opsins and initiate ... "Characterization of human GRK7 as a potential cone opsin kinase". Mol. Vis. 7: 305-13. PMID 11754336. "Entrez Gene: GPRK7". ... 7 and GRK1 in mammalian cone photoreceptor cells: implications for cone cell phototransduction". J. Neurosci. 21 (23): 9175-84 ...

*Rhodopsin kinase

... cone opsin kinase, G-protein-coupled receptor kinase 1, GPCR kinase 1, GRK1, GRK7, opsin kinase, opsin kinase (phosphorylating ... "Characterization of human GRK7 as a potential cone opsin kinase". Molecular Vision. 7: 305-13. PMID 11754336. Willets JM, ... Sakurai K, Chen J, Khani SC, Kefalov VJ (April 2015). "Regulation of mammalian cone phototransduction by recoverin and ...

*Accelerating dark adaptation in humans

Cone photoreceptors are conical in shape and contain cone opsins as their visual pigments. There exist three types of cone ... It is believed that the earliest visual pigments were those of cone photoreceptors, with rod opsin proteins evolving later. ... Cone cells are able to regain maximum retinal sensitivity in 9-10 minutes of darkness whereas rods require 30-45 minutes to do ... Cone photoreceptors are concentrated in a depression in the center of the retina known as the fovea centralis and decrease in ...

*Photoreceptor cell

In cone cells, there are different types of opsins that combine with retinal to form pigments called photopsins. Three ... Cones cannot detect color by themselves; rather, color vision requires comparison of the signal across different cone types. ... The human retina contains about 120 million rod cells, and 6 million cone cells. The number and ratio of rods to cones varies ... NR2E3 further restricts cells to the rod fate by repressing cone genes. RORbeta is needed for both rod and cone development. ...

*OPN1MW

2003). "GRK1-dependent phosphorylation of S and M opsins and their binding to cone arrestin during cone phototransduction in ... "Abnormal distribution of red/green cone opsins in a patient with an autosomal dominant cone dystrophy". Ophthalmic Genet. 26 (2 ... Green-sensitive opsin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OPN1MW gene. Opsin GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ... ENSG00000268221 - Ensembl, May 2017 "Human PubMed Reference:". "Entrez Gene: OPN1MW opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave- ...

*Fovea centralis

"Distribution and morphology of human cone photoreceptors stained with anti-blue opsin". The Journal of Comparative Neurology. ... The central fovea consists of very compact cones, thinner and more rod-like in appearance than cones elsewhere. These cones are ... Peak cone density varies highly between individuals, such that peak values below 100,000 cones/mm2 and above 324,000 cones/mm2 ... Cones in the central fovea express pigments that are sensitive to green and red light. These cones are the 'midget' pathways ...

*Tetrapod

Early tetrapods inherited a set of five rod and cone opsins known as the vertebrate opsins. Four cone opsins were present in ... rhodopsin-like cone opsin) - green - lost separately in amphibians and mammals, retained in reptiles and birds A single rod ... opsin, rhodopsin, was present in the first jawed vertebrate, inherited from a jawless vertebrate ancestor: RH1 (rhodposin) - ...

*Melanopsin

The retinohypothalamic tract also receives input from rods and cones. Thus, information from all three opsins in the mammalian ... Baraas, Rigmor (15 November 2012). "Substitution of isoleucine for threonine at position 190 of S-opsin causes S-cone-function ... In mutant breeds of mice that lacked only rods, only cones, or both rods and cones, all breeds of mice still entrained to ... Melanopsin is also expressed in human cones. However, only 0.11% to 0.55% of human cones express melanopsin and are exclusively ...

*Evolution of human colour vision

... or cone opsins, which are responsible for colour vision and expressed in cone photoreceptor cells of the retina. Cone opsins ... Humans have 3 types of photopsin proteins found in the cone cells. Long Wavelength Sensitive Opsin (Red cone opsin) - Encoded ... Further categorization of cone opsins also depends on the specific amino acid sequences each of the opsins uses, which may have ... Short Wavelength Sensitive Opsin (Blue opsin) - Encoded by the OPN1SW gene with a λmax of 430 nm found in the blue region of ...

*OPN1SW

"Entrez Gene: OPN1SW opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive (color blindness, tritan)". Applebury ML, Hargrave PA (1987 ... Blue-sensitive opsin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OPN1SW gene. Opsin GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ... Shimmin LC, Mai P, Li WH (1997). "Sequences and evolution of human and squirrel monkey blue opsin genes". J. Mol. Evol. 44 (4 ... Fitzgibbon J, Appukuttan B, Gayther S, Wells D, Delhanty J, Hunt DM (Feb 1994). "Localisation of the human blue cone pigment ...

*VSX1

The encoded protein may regulate expression of the cone opsin genes early in development. Mutations in this gene can cause ... 2006). "H244R VSX1 is associated with selective cone ON bipolar cell dysfunction and macular degeneration in a PPCD family". ...

*Adaptation (eye)

Then this pigment dissociates into free opsin and all-trans retinal. Dark adaptation of both rods and cones requires the ... Long wavelengths, such as extreme red, create the absence of a distinct rod/cone break as the rod and cone cells have similar ... Conversely at short wavelengths the rod/cone break is more prominent, because the rod cells are much more sensitive than cones ... The fovea is blind to dim light (due to its cone-only array) and the rods are more sensitive, so a dim star on a moonless night ...

*Rhodopsin

... but not an opsin). The photopsins are found in the different types of the cone cells of the retina and are the basis of color ... Several closely related opsins exist that differ only in a few amino acids and in the wavelengths of light that they absorb ... Scotopsin is an opsin, a light-sensitive G protein coupled receptor that embeds in the lipid bilayer of cell membranes using ... Whether the Meta II decay runs into Meta III or the all-trans-retinal opsin complex seems to depend on the pH of the reaction. ...

*OPN1LW

This opsin is known as the red opsin because it is the most sensitive to red light out of the three cone opsin types, not ... LWS opsin resides in disks of the outer segment of LWS cone cells, which mediate photopic vision along with MWS and SWS cones. ... which consisted of only cone cells and no rod cells. These ancestral cones evolved to become the cone cells we know today (LWS ... OPN1LW is a gene on the X chromosome that encodes for long wave sensitive (LWS) opsin, or red cone photopigment. It is ...

*European mole

Two cone opsins have been found in the eyes of T. europaea but their function is still under investigation. In a study of the ... The cone cells in the eye are unlikely to provide high-resolution vision but they could allow a detection of movement and some ... The photoreceptors are not the normal rod-like or cone-like shape that one would expect to see. Instead they all have one ... Glosmann, M.; Steiner, M.; Peichl, M.; Ahnelt, P.K. (2008). "Cone photoreceptors and potential UV vision in a subterranean ...

*Genomic evolution of birds

... since marine mammals have also lost either one or two cone opsin genes. Birds also seem to have lost the functionality of their ... The only exception are penguins, which have only three functional opsin genes (and hence are trichromats). This exception could ...

*Retinal G protein coupled receptor

RGR-opsin is exclusively expressed in tissue close to the rods and cones, the retinal pigment epithelium (RPE) and Müller cells ... RGR-opsin is a member of the rhodopsin-like receptor subfamily of GPCR. Like other opsins which bind retinaldehyde, it contains ... RGR-opsin comes in different isoforms produced by alternative splicing. RGR-opsin has been shown to interact with KIAA1279. ... RGR-opsin preferentially binds all-trans-retinal, which is the dominant form in the dark adapted retina,upon light exposure it ...

*Photoreceptor cell

In cone cells, there are different types of opsins that combine with retinal to form pigments called photopsins. Three ... Difference between rods and conesEdit. Comparison of human rod and cone cells, from Eric Kandel et al. in Principles of Neural ... Ganglion cell (non-rod non-cone) photoreceptorsEdit. A non-rod non-cone photoreceptor in the eyes of mice, which was shown to ... Cones cannot detect color by themselves; rather, color vision requires comparison of the signal across different cone types. ...

*Gene therapy for color blindness

Since the mice possess only S cones and M cones, they are dichromats. The researchers replaced M-opsin with a cDNA of L-opsin ... Rather, the peak frequency for the L cone is orange, yellowish green in M cones, and blue-violet in S cones. These cones ... the color red stimulate L cones more than M cones, whereas the color green stimulates the L and M cones more than the S cones. ... More specifically, the L cone absorbs around 560 nm, the M cone absorbs near 530 nm, and the S cone absorbs near 420 nm. ...
TY - JOUR. T1 - The spatial patterning of mouse cone opsin expression is regulated by bone morphogenetic protein signaling through downstream effector COUP-TF nuclear receptors. AU - Satoh, Shinya. AU - Tang, Ke. AU - Iida, Atsumi. AU - Inoue, Mariko. AU - Kodama, Tatsuhiko. AU - Tsai, Sophia Y.. AU - Tsai, Ming Jer. AU - Furuta, Yasuhide. AU - Watanabe, Sumiko. PY - 2009/10/7. Y1 - 2009/10/7. N2 - Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. In mice, cone photoreceptors are distributed throughout the retina, and short-wavelength (S) and medium-wavelength (M) opsins have unique expression patterns in the retina with a gradient along the dorsoventral axis; however, the mechanisms regulating the spatial patterning of cone opsin expression have not been well documented. The purpose of this study was to define the mechanisms regulating the spatial patterning of cone opsin expression. By analyzing knock-outs for bone morphogenetic ...
Researchers have used gene therapy to halt and reverse nerve degeneration in diabetic rats and rabbits. Introducing blood vessel-promoting genes into diabetic animals has reversed nerve damage caused by poor circulation. The team, led by Jeffrey Isner of Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, injected the VEGF-1 and VEGF-2 genes into the leg muscles of diabetic rats and rabbits to stimulate blood vessel growth around degenerating nerves.. Eight weeks after the rabbits had received the VEGF gene the researchers found that the number of blood vessels surrounding a nerve in the leg rose from 16 to 49, which was similar to non-diabetic animals. The results were similar with both forms of VEGF. The increase in blood vessel number was also accompanied by the restoration of motor and sensory nerve functions. Measurements of electrical activity within the nerves indicated that they were conducting signals in a manner similar to healthy animals.. Comparable results were seen in ...
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Background Cichlid fishes have radiated into hundreds of species in the Great Lakes of Africa. Brightly colored males display on leks and vie to be chosen by females as mates. Strong discrimination by females causes differential male mating success, rapid evolution of male color patterns and, possibly, speciation. In addition to differences in color pattern, Lake Malawi cichlids also show some of the largest known shifts in visual sensitivity among closely related species. These shifts result from modulated expression of seven cone opsin genes. However, the mechanisms for this modulated expression are unknown. Results In this work, we ask whether these differences might result from changes in developmental patterning of cone opsin genes. To test this, we compared the developmental pattern of cone opsin gene expression of the Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, with that of several cichlid species from Lake Malawi. In tilapia, quantitative polymerase chain reaction showed that opsin gene ...
In the absence of TRβ2 or of both TRβ2 and type 3 deiodinase, mice produce normal numbers of functional cones that express S opsin but little or no M opsin. In both Thrb2−/− and Dio3−/−;Thrb2−/− mice, individual cones have essentially normal physiological properties with normal activation and inactivation kinetics. One may therefore speculate that the response of cones to T3, mediated by Thrb and Dio3 genes, represents an adaptation acquired by an existing cone developmental program with the benefit of enhancing visual capability. Thus, mice lacking TRβ2 possess a basic visual system based on rods for dim light vision and S cones for daylight vision. TRβ2 promotes M opsin expression, thereby enhancing daylight vision in the visible region of the spectrum and color discrimination. However, TRβ2 also confers the disadvantage of susceptibility to T3-mediated cone death such that the accompanying protection given by type 3 deiodinase is essential for enhancing visual ...
4) subjects will be randomly assigned to one of four groups, consisting of 60 subjects each, each group will be assigned one of four study spectacles.. The study spectacles for all participants will have the optimal lens corrections for both eyes.. Group 1 participants will wear spectacles with lenses tinted to blocks red light.. Group 2 participants will wear spectacles with lenses that have a holographic diffuser on surface of and that are tinted to reduce the light intensity by the same amount that the red-blocking tint does.. Group 3 participants will wear spectacles that are tinted to block red light and that have a holographic diffuser.. Group 4 participants will wear spectacles that are tinted to reduces the light intensity by the same amount that the red-blocking tint does.. Participants will wear the study glasses for 18 months. Axial length measurements will be taken twice prior to when subjects begin wearing the glasses and once every three month thereafter. ...
Photopic vision is mediated by cone cells, which express a protein, calleda color or cone opsin, that determines its spectral sensitivity and response characteristics. The molecular mechanisms that produce the unique properties of cone pigments are not understood. The overall goal of this project is to understand the molecular mechanisms of 11-cis-retinal/short wavelength opsin interactions that bring about their unique absorbance properties and photobleaching/ regeneration behavior; in particular, to determine how specific amino acid residues contribute to spectral tuning and phototransduction. We are biochemically characterizing the bleaching /regeneration pathway and studying the physiologically active conformation of short wavelength cone opsins using low temperature and time-resolved (>10 ns) UV-visible spectroscopy. We are investigating the role specific amino acids in violet cone opsin have in retinal interactions, photobleaching and regeneration using molecular models coupled to ...
Abstract: : Purpose: We have produced transgenic mice expressing human red-cone opsin in their rods. These mice may allow us to address the role of visual pigment in the functional differences between rods and cones. They may also allow us to examine the relationship between opsin activity and photoreceptor degeneration in rods. Methods: A 4.4-kb mouse rhodopsin promoter was fused to a human red-cone opsin cDNA to direct specific transgene expression. After positive lines were established, transgene expression was evaluated by immunohistochemistry. These mice were further bred into heterozygous (R+/-) and homozygous (R-/-) rhodopsin knock-out backgrounds by mating with rhodopsin -/- mice. Results: The cone opsin was expressed specifically in mouse rod outer segments (ROSs), as indicated by immunostaining with an antibody against human red-cone opsin. The ROS labeling was intense and uniform in retinal cross-sections. Double-immunostaining with this antibody and one against rhodopsin (1D4) showed ...
We describe a near-IR scanning laser ophthalmoscope that allows the retinal cone mosaic to be imaged in the human eye in vivo without the use of wave-front correction techniques. The method takes advantage of the highly directional quality of cone photoreceptors that permits efficient coupling of light to individual cones and subsequent detection of most directional components of the backscattered light produced by the light-guiding effect of the cones. We discuss details of the system and describe cone-mosaic images obtained under different conditions.. © 2004 Optical Society of America. Full Article , PDF Article ...
Animal vision is mediated through pigments belonging exclusively to the opsin family. These are members of the G-protein-coupled receptor family that bind retinal [1]. Based on function and phylogenetic relationship, vertebrate visual opsins can be clustered in five groups: Rhod photoreceptors (Rh1), Rh1-like (Rh2), Short Wave Sensitive (SWS1), SWS1-like (SWS2), and Long (LWS) or Medium (MWS) Wave Length Sensitive (LWS/MWS). Rh1 is used for seeing under dim light conditions (scotopic vision), while the others permit full colour (photopic) vision in bright light 2, 3, 4 and 5. Opsins have diversified by a series of gene duplications, and the inferred order of these duplications indicates that photopic vision predated scotopic vision in vertebrates 2, 3, 4 and 5. ...
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We found that the cone opsins of guppies are highly polymorphic, both within and between populations, resulting in at least two different green-sensitive opsins and two highly differentiated LWS opsin isoforms. While RH1, RH2-1 and SWS1 appear to be single copy genes, LWS is found in at least two copies per individual. The 15 different LWS opsin haplotypes identified from nine strains can encode seven different proteins, which can clearly be grouped into three distinct forms. Only variant 1 was found in populations from both Trinidad and Venezuela, while variants 2 and 3 were restricted to Trinidad and Venezuela, respectively (figures 3 and 4). The prevalence of non-synonymous substitutions known to change maximum absorbance of visual pigments, along with the high ratio of non-synonymous to synonymous substitutions, suggests strong diversifying selection of these proteins, especially in the functionally important TM domain 4 (figure 5).. Our finding of five different cone opsins is compatible ...
Purpose : Human cones containing L/M/S-opsin are sensitive to long/middle/short wavelength visible light. Mouse cones contain only M/S-opsin. Opn1mw knock-out mice lack M-opsin expression while maintaining a normal cone number and S-opsin expression without progressive cone degeneration. Blue Cone Monochromacy (BCM) patients only express S-opsin with reduced photopic acuity that is relatively stable. Therefore, the Opn1mw KO mouse is a good model to establish preclinical efficacy and safety data for a future BCM clinical trial, particularly when the gene therapy is performed in adult mice. We therefore tested whether AAV-mediated M-opsin expression in cones of Opn1mw KO mice at three months of age can restore M-cone function/structure for an extended time post treatment. Methods : At postnatal day 90 (P90), one μl of AAV5-PR2.1-mouse-M-opsin vector (1013 vector genome particles/ml) was injected subretinally into one eye of each Opn1mw KO mouse. The other eye was uninjected and served as a ...
The responses to luminance modulation may be explained by an asymmetry in the ON- and OFF-subpathways. In the L/M cone opponent pathway, there are four subpathways: +L−M, +M−L, −L+M, −M+L. The ON-/OFF-asymmetry could explain response differences between +L−M and +M−L on the one hand and −L+M and −M+L on the other hand. However, an additional asymmetry between +L−M and +M−L and between −L+M and −M+L must be assumed; otherwise, their responses would cancel each other out. Which mechanisms are responsible for these signals is an important open question. A possible source of asymmetry may be attributed to the L/M cone ratio. There generally are more L than M cones, and thus there are probably also more postreceptoral neurons belonging to the +L−M than to +M−L subpathways. Similarly −L+M neurons probably outnumber −M+L neurons. If the answer lies in the relative numerosity of +L−M compared with +M−L cells then it can be expected that the signals as measured in the ...
Synonyms for cone cell in Free Thesaurus. Antonyms for cone cell. 2 synonyms for cone cell: retinal cone, cone. What are synonyms for cone cell?
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Bu fenomen, idamda kullanılan ipin, beyincik üzerine uyguladığı basınç sonucu gerçekleşir.[3] Omurilik yaralanmalarının priapizm ile ilişkili olduğu bilinmektedir.[4] Beyincik veya omurilik yaralanması yaşayan hastalarda genellikle priapizm de görülür.[2] İntihar ya da idam olmasından bağımsız bir şekilde, asılarak ölmede, hem erkeklerin hem de kadınlarda cinsel organlarının etkilendiği gözlemlenmiştir. Kadınlarda, labia ve klitoris tıkanabilir ve vajinadan kan akıntısı olabilir.[5] Erkeklerde, penisin tamamen ya da kısmen erekte olduğu her üç vakadan birinde, idrar, mukus ya da prostat sıvısının boşaldığı görülür.[5] Diğer ölüm nedenleri de bu etkilere yol açabilir, bunlar arasında kafaya sıkılan tabanca, büyük kan damarlarına verilen zararlar ve zehirlenme sonucu şiddetli ölümler sayılabilir. Postmortem priapizm, ölümün muhtemelen hızlı ve şiddetli olduğunu gösterir.[5] Taylandda bildirilen bir vakada, 64 yaşındaki ...
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The main result of this paper puts forward a class of morphisms of H-cones, possessing image: namely those commuting with arbitrary infimum. Applying this result to the canonical embedding in the...
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Anableps anableps remarkable eyes simultaneously sample photons from terrestrial and aquatic habitats. In situ hybridization with six riboprobes demonstrated that A. anableps and the closely related J. onca express at least five cone opsins (sws1, sws2b, rh2-1, rh2-2 and lws), possibly more given the redundancy of our lws probe.. The wavelength of maximal sensitivity for a visual pigment (and consequently the photoreceptor expressing it) can be determined by microspectrophotometry (MSP) or in vitro protein reconstitution [13,14]. By comparing maximal sensitivity data from A. anableps and its relatives obtained using these techniques, we have endeavoured to assign specific opsin genes to cone cell spectral sensitivities: sws1 (356-365 nm, UV), sws2b (405-425 nm, violet), rh2-2 (452-472 nm, blue), rh2-1 (492-539 nm, green) and lws (543-576 nm, yellow) (figure 2a and discussed in supplementary materials). While these represent the value for individual opsin proteins, multiple proteins may be found ...
Purpose: Determine the relationship between the photoreceptor mosaic and visual acuity (VA) in normal observers and blue cone monochromat (BCM) carriers.. Methods: The adaptive optics scanning laser ophthalmoscope (AOSLO) was used to project an AO-corrected stimulus onto the retina of 9 observers (6 normal; 3 BCM carriers). High contrast photopic letter acuity was measured using a 4AFC tumbling E test at the preferred retinal locus (PRL) and temporal parafovea. Stimuli were presented at 840 or 658 nm with simultaneous photoreceptor imaging at 840 nm.. Results: Cones were well resolved at the PRL for all BCM carriers and two normal observers. BCM carriers had lower cone density and greater cone spacing than normal observers. Voronoi analysis revealed irregular cone packing and cone loss in BCM carriers. Power spectra of mosaic images confirmed irregular packing, with no Yellots ring at test locations of BCM carriers. BCM carriers performed worse in the VA task than normal observers. VA was ...
When researchers got their first glimpse of the sea urchin genome in 2006, they were surprised to find genes for opsins, light-sensitive proteins without which vision as we know it today would be impossible. Further work showed that sea urchin tube feet were loaded with photoreceptor cells that had been missed because they lack pigment typically associated with opsins. That work and other recent studies have driven home the fact that a wide variety of organisms dont need traditional eyes to make use of opsins, and that opsins can likely sense more than light. Last month, at the annual meeting of the Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology in San Francisco, researchers revealed the rich history and unexpectedly broad utility of these proteins. ...
The rod photoreceptors are implicated in a number of devastating retinal diseases. However, routine imaging of these cells has remained elusive, even with the advent of adaptive optics imaging. Here, we present the first in vivo images of the contiguous rod photoreceptor mosaic in nine healthy human subjects. The images were collected with three different confocal adaptive optics scanning ophthalmoscopes at two different institutions, using 680 and 775 nm superluminescent diodes for illumination. Estimates of photoreceptor density and rod:cone ratios in the 5°-15° retinal eccentricity range are consistent with histological findings, confirming our ability to resolve the rod mosaic by averaging multiple registered images, without the need for additional image processing. In one subject, we were able to identify the emergence of the first rods at approximately 190 μm from the foveal center, in agreement with previous histological studies. The rod and cone photoreceptor mosaics appear in focus ...
In this research project, there are four main parts. Scientists have for long tried to understand the fate of cones in RP retinas in determination to rescue them from degeneration at later stages of the disease following rod degeneration. However, no past studies have examined cone mosaic in depth in the whole mount of RP retinas. In the first part, the extensive remodeling of cone mosaic in the S334ter-line-3 rat retinas was examined in depth. We have found that cones in these RP retinas rearranged themselves in a regular array of rings and survived for a long time after rod deaths. The rings continued to remodel through later stage of life as their mean size and quantity increased with the progression of disease before the eventual cone deaths. Similar photoreceptor distribution pattern of rings are also observed in human patients with some eye diseases, and this makes the current study even more significant (Carroll et al., 2004; Choi et al., 2006; Duncan et al., 2007; Joeres et al., 2008; ...
In this research project, there are four main parts. Scientists have for long tried to understand the fate of cones in RP retinas in determination to rescue them from degeneration at later stages of the disease following rod degeneration. However, no past studies have examined cone mosaic in depth in the whole mount of RP retinas. In the first part, the extensive remodeling of cone mosaic in the S334ter-line-3 rat retinas was examined in depth. We have found that cones in these RP retinas rearranged themselves in a regular array of rings and survived for a long time after rod deaths. The rings continued to remodel through later stage of life as their mean size and quantity increased with the progression of disease before the eventual cone deaths. Similar photoreceptor distribution pattern of rings are also observed in human patients with some eye diseases, and this makes the current study even more significant (Carroll et al., 2004; Choi et al., 2006; Duncan et al., 2007; Joeres et al., 2008; ...
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Admit it, you cant help but call the long cylindrical chunk of metal pointing out from your x-ray machine anything but a cone. Even though it probably wasnt a cone when you were in dental school. It hasnt been a cone for over 30 years. But maybe youre old enough to remember a cone getting pointed at you when you were a kid, like I am.. Back in the early 70s it was all about sleek and modern - there was something a little sexy about the cone, like it was one-half of a pointy brassiere aimed right next to your eye. A woman would cram something in your mouth, tilt the cone at your face and then leave the room for a moment, giving you time alone with it to contemplate its form and function, maybe try a little small talk with it.. Intriguing, this cone.. Come to find out, it was just a cheap plastic pointer, as exemplified in this advertisement from 1945:. ...
The problem is that this works only for right circular or elliptical cones. If the apex is not above the centre, as with an oblique cone, this equation will not help me. I need this because a radial gradients focus need not be at its centre. I can discover the ratio via a line-circle intersection, but I feel that representing the gradient as an oblique cone would be more elegant and probably more efficient. Unfortunately, I cannot find any information on how one might graph such a cone and my math education is limited to introductory single-variable calculus -- and that was over a decade ago. As such, deriving the correct equation myself is beyond me ...
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Lampreys are extant survivors of the agnathan (jawless) stage in vertebrate evolution and they, or their close relatives, appeared at least 540MYA. In contrast to northern hemisphere species, the southern hemisphere lamprey Geotria australis possesses three morphologically and physiologically distinct types of photoreceptors i.e. two cones and one rod with wavelengths of maximal absorbance (downstream/upstream) at 610/616nm, 515/515nm and 506/500nm, respectively. To investigate the molecular basis of these multiple photoreceptor types, and the molecular evolution of the vertebrate opsin genes, we cloned full length cDNAs of five opsin genes (LWS, SWS1, SWS2, Rha & Rhb) using reverse transcription PCR from retinal RNA. We confirmed, from genomic DNA, that these five genes are all the retinal opsin genes present in the Geotria australis genome. The phylogeny of the vertebrate opsin gene family was inferred based on a codon-matched nucleotide sequence alignment. We reveal that the three gene ...
Opsins are a group proteins, made light-sensitive, via the chromophore retinal found in photoreceptor cells of the retina. Five classical groups of opsins are involved in vision, mediating the conversion of a photon of light into an electrochemical signal, the first step in the visual transduction cascade. Another opsin found in the mammalian retina, melanopsin, is involved in circadian rhythms and pupillary reflex but not in image-forming. Opsins can be classified several ways, including function (vision, phototaxis, photoperiodism, etc.), type of chromophore (retinal, flavine, bilin), molecular structure (tertiary, quaternary), signal output (phosphorylation, reduction, oxidation), etc. There are two groups of protein termed opsins. type I opsins are employed by prokaryotes and by some algae (as a component of channelrhodopsins) and fungi, whereas animals use type II opsins. No opsins have been found outside these groups (for instance in plants, or placozoans). At one time it was thought that ...
The cDNA probes were labeled with [α-32P]dCTP using the random primer method. Plaque hybridization was carried out at 65° in the solution consisting of 6× SSC, 5× Denhardts solution, 0.5% SDS, and 5 μg/ml Escherichia coli DNA. The hybridized membranes were washed in 1× SSC/0.1% SDS at 65° four times (20 min each), which allows ∼20% mismatch (Sambrook and Russel 2001). Three overlapping clones, λzf-B31, λzf-B26, and λzf-B29, encompassing a SWS2 gene (SWS2) and two LWS/MWS genes (LWS-1 and LWS-2) were isolated (Figure 1). Seven overlapping clones, λzf-C6, λzf-C2, λzf-C7, λzf-C13, λzf-C1, λzf-C3, and λzf-C16, were isolated encompassing four RH2 genes (RH2-1, RH2-2, RH2-3, and RH2-4). Two overlapping clones, λzf-A34 and λzf-A7, encompassing a SWS1 gene (SWS1) were isolated. After restriction mapping of these clones, the restriction fragments hybridized to the screening probes were subcloned into the pBluescript II (SK-) plasmid vector (Stratagene, La Jolla, CA). Sequencing of ...
In [1] Emily Liman gives a beautiful example with vision: the photoreceptors in our eyes contain photopigments consisting of a GPC receptor called opsin. Humans, apes, and some primates have three distinct types of opsin, each able to maximally absorb either blue, red, or green light. This makes our vision trichromatic. Other animals like rodents, instead, are dichromatic: they only have two kinds of opsins, which maximally absorb either blue or red/green. Now, it turns out, the green opsin gene is nearly identical to the red opsin gene, making it likely that one derived from the other through a duplication event. On the other hand, humans have completely lost the capacity to detect pheromones, which is the function of the vomeronasal organ. The GPCRs in the vomeronasal organ are encoded by two gene families called V1R and V2R. Mice have 165 functional genes in the V1R family and 61 in the V24, whereas humans have 4 possibly functional genes in the former and none in the latter. However, we have ...
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Humans with CNGB1-related RP (12, 13, 16, 23), mice (Cngb1-X26) (27), and Cngb1-/- dogs with mutations that spare expression of the alternatively expressed GARP subunits share a similar phenotype characterized by a lack of rod-mediated retinal function from an early age, followed by a slowly progressive age-related loss of cone function and, in humans, constriction of visual fields.. Preservation of the macula is a feature of this (Figure 2) and other forms of RP. The presence of an area centralis in the dog, with its similarity to the human macula, allows the study of changes in a region of higher photoreceptor density, which is an advantage over laboratory rodents, which do not have a comparable retinal region. Like the finding of macular preservation in RP patients, Cngb1-/- dogs also showed a preserved REC+ thickness in the area centralis and visual streak (Figure 4, A and B). The packing density of photoreceptors is highest in these regions, with peak cone density in the center of the ...
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The retina of anamniotes (fish and amphibia), unlike the CNS of most vertebrates, can regenerate neurons following injury. Using the highly ordered mosaic of single and double cones in the retina of the adult green sunfish (Lepomis cyanellus) as our model system, we examined the events that followed the surgical excision of a small patch of central retina. After surgery there was a transient elevation in the number, and a change in the distribution, of proliferative cells within the retina. The wound was filled in two ways: a proliferative regeneration of new retina and a nonproliferative movement of the wound boundaries toward the center of the lesion. The nonproliferative movement stretched the surrounding, intact retina. In stretched retina the basic pattern of the cone mosaic was maintained, but it was augmented by new cones, even though cones are not normally generated in intact central retina. The stretch itself likely triggered the anomalous cone production. The new and preexisting cones ...
The ligand cone angle (a common example being the Tolman cone angle or θ) is a measure of the size of a ligand. It is defined as the solid angle formed with the metal at the vertex and the hydrogen atoms at the perimeter of the cone (see figure). Tertiary phosphine ligands are commonly classified using this parameter, but the method can be applied to any ligand. The term cone angle was introduced by Chadwick A. Tolman, a research chemist at Dupont. Originally applied to phosphines, the cone angles were originally determined by taking measurements from accurate physical models of them. The concept of cone angle is most easily visualized with symmetrical ligands, e.g. PR3. But the approach has been refined to include less symmetrical ligands of the type PRR′R″ as well as diphosphines. In such asymmetric cases, the substituent angles half angles, θi/2, are averaged and then doubled to find the total cone angle, θ. In the case of diphosphines, the θi/2 of the backbone is approximated as ...
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Creating a standard cone is simple enough to do. However, the radius increases linearly along its axis. Is there a way to create one with an exponentially larger radius? For instance, suppose the radius y along the axis x is y=0.3x^2, where x>0 and ,8. Can I somehow input a quadratic formula and limits somewhere to achieve this result? Or is there another alternative?. EDIT: In case it helps, I tried to subdivide the cone and change the smoothness. However, it creates the opposite effect. The higher the smoothness, the more convex it becomes. Im trying to make it concave, but the smoothness value cant go negative.. ...
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May play a role in an as yet undefined retina-specific signal transduction. Could binds to photoactivated-phosphorylated red/green opsins.
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Recent studies suggest cone degeneration in retinitis pigmentosa (RP) may result from intracellular energy depletion. We tested the hypothesis that cones die when depleted of energy by examining the effect of two bioenergetic, nutraceutical agents on cone survival. The study had three specific aims: firstly, we, studied the neuroprotective efficacies of glucose and creatine in an in vitro model of RP. Next, we utilized a well-characterized mouse model of RP to examine whether surviving cones, devoid of their inner segments, continue to express genes vital for glucose, and creatine utilization. Finally, we analyzed the neuroprotective properties of glucose and creatine on cone photoreceptors in a mouse model of RP. Two different bioenergy-based therapies were tested in rd1 mice: repeated local delivery of glucose and systemic creatine. Optomotor responses were tested and cone density was quantified on retinal wholemounts. The results showed that glucose supplementation increased survival of cones in
It has been shown that after a visible stimulus, optical oscillations of nearly all cone photoreceptors can be observed using long coherence length light and in a few cones using short coherence length light. Here, we show that after exposure to a visible stimulus, a short coherence length imaging source reveals light-evoked oscillation signals in a large number of cones. More than 80% of cones in a given retinal area are activated (modulation in the reflectance signal) after stimulation, and the pattern of their activation can be subjectively classified into one of four categories. The application of light-evoked signal detection techniques for in vivo retinal imaging may prove useful for assessing the functional status of cones in normal and diseased retinae.. © 2009 Optical Society of America. Full Article , PDF Article ...
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A Postdoctoral Research Position is available to study opsins and opsin-related proteins in the eukaryotic multicellular fungus Neurospora crassa. Our group was the first to clone, mutate and characterize an opsin from lower eukaryotes (See Bieszke et al, 1999, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 96:8034-8039; Bieszke et al., 1999, Biochemistry 38:14138-14145). Possible projects include identification and characterization of additional opsins and opsin-related proteins, elucidation of the pathways regulated by these proteins, and determination of their chromophore-binding properties and photocycle characteristics. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry, Biology or a related discipline, have recombinant DNA experience and possess a good command of spoken and written English. Experience in microbiological techniques and protein biochemistry is desirable. Send a curriculum vitae (including a list of publications) and the names of three references to Dr. Katherine A. Borkovich, Associate ...
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Cone cells in the eye are one of the two types of photoreceptor cells, which because of their shapes are called rods and cones. Rods are sensitive enough to respond to a single photon, the basic unit of light, but together they create only one coarse, gray image, which is adequate for seeing in poor light. Fine detail and color come from the cones, but they need a lot more light and work best in broad Continue Scrolling To Read More Below... ...
Downloadable (with restrictions)! Suppose thatX~N-m([mu], [Sigma], [Theta]). An expression for the density function is given when[Sigma][greater-or-equal, slanted]0 and/or[Theta]:[greater-or-equal, slanted]0. An extension of Uhligs result (Uhlig [17]) is expanded for the singular value decomposition of a matrixZof orderN-mwhen the rank (Z)=q[less-than-or-equals, slant]min(N, m). This paper fills an important gap in unifying, for the first time, all Wishart and pseudo-Wishart distributions, whether central or noncentral, whether singular or nonsingular, and applying them in shape analysis. In particular, the shape density and the size-and-shape cone density are obtained for the singular general case.
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1957 Ankara. Hacettepe Üniversitesinde Sosyoloji, sonra Felsefe Bölümünde lisans okurken (1977-1983) Bilge Karasunun öğrencisi oldu. Sorbonne Üniversitesi (Paris I) Felsefe Bölümünde estetik, sanat felsefesi D.E.A. tezi verdi. Sipa Pressde çalıştığı yıllarda profesyonel fotografa yöneldi. 1990larda İstanbulda kurduğu stüdyoda bağımsız çalışmalarını (kısa film, fotograf) sürdürürken, güncel sanat / kültür projeleri (İKKSV) ve özellikle yazın üstüne çalışıyor. Kurulduğu günden beri Açık Radyoda her hafta müzik programları yapıyor. İkinci öykü kitabı "ARA" nisan ayında yayımlandı ...
1957 Ankara. Hacettepe Üniversitesinde Sosyoloji, sonra Felsefe Bölümünde lisans okurken (1977-1983) Bilge Karasunun öğrencisi oldu. Sorbonne Üniversitesi (Paris I) Felsefe Bölümünde estetik, sanat felsefesi D.E.A. tezi verdi. Sipa Pressde çalıştığı yıllarda profesyonel fotografa yöneldi. 1990larda İstanbulda kurduğu stüdyoda bağımsız çalışmalarını (kısa film, fotograf) sürdürürken, güncel sanat / kültür projeleri (İKKSV) ve özellikle yazın üstüne çalışıyor. Kurulduğu günden beri Açık Radyoda her hafta müzik programları yapıyor. İkinci öykü kitabı "ARA" nisan ayında yayımlandı ...
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Brindley, G.S. (1954). The order of coincidence required for visual threshold. Proceedings of the Physical Society, London B 67, 673-676. Cicerone, C.M. & Nerger, J.L. (1989). The relative numbers of long-wavelength-sensitive to middle-wavelength-sensitive cones in the human fovea centralis. Vision Research 29, 115-128. Cicerone, C.M., Gowdy, P.D. & Otake, S. (1994). Composition and arrangement of the cone mosaic in the living human eye. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science 35 (supplement), 1571. De Vries, H.L. (1947). The heredity of the relative numbers of red and green receptors in the human eye. Genetica 24, 199-212. Kelly (1974). Spatio-temporal frequency characteristics of color-vision mechanisms. Journal of Physiology, London, 228, 55. Rushton, W.A.H. & Baker, H.D. (1964). Red/green sensitivity in normal vision. Vision Research 4, 75-85. Shapley, R.M. & Brodie, S. (1993). Responses of human ERG to rapid color exchange: implications for M/L cone ration. Investigative Ophthalmology ...
Comments, concepts and statistics about Genomic organization, evolution, and expression of photoprotein and opsin genes in Mnemiopsis leidyi: a new view of ctenophore photocytes.
Photosensitive protein complexes of varied light absorption properties which are expressed in the PHOTORECEPTOR CELLS. They are OPSINS conjugated with VITAMIN A-based chromophores. Chromophores capture photons of light, leading to the activation of opsins and a biochemical cascade that ultimately excites the photoreceptor cells ...
Cone cell. Computer model of the cell body of a cone nerve cell from the human retina, the light- sensitive tissue that lines the inside of the eye. Each cone can detect either red, blue or green light, converting it into a nervous impulse that travels to the optic nerve and on to the brain. The cell nucleus is light brown. The Golgi bodies (blue) complete the assembly of any proteins that will be secreted, stored or incorporated into the cell membrane. This image was created at the Laboratory of Neuro Imaging (LONI) at UCLA, USA. - Stock Image P424/0146
In fact, no one paid attention to the useful properties of cones, and did not even know about it until such time as the employees at American zoos have not noticed that they really like to eat different animals.After that tests were carried out which showed that the cones for the whole summer accumulates a lot of useful drugs, which are then preserved in them.And all the nutrients that remain in the cones are there in a completely natural way.They maintain not only the weight of vitamins, but also a special kind of tannins and volatile.. was found that the tannins are of great interest to scientists.During experiments on laboratory mice were unexpected results.It turns out that this kind of tannins prevent death of brain cells.And as you know, at the time when a person experiences a stroke due to circulatory disorders, die exactly brain cells.But during the resumption of blood flow even more of them die.This is due to the fact that there is some kind of enzymes that play an important role in the ...
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Ching, L M.; Marbrook, J; and Walker, K Z., "Spontaneous clones of cytotoxic t cells in culture. I. Characteristics of the response." (1977). Subject Strain Bibliography 1977. 3473 ...
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The study of visual pigments began in the late nineteenth century, with their discovery by Franz Boll and characterization by Willy Kuhne [1]. George Wald [2] later showed that the visual pigment molecule includes a protein, opsin, covalently bound to a chromophore, typically an aldehyde derived from vitamin A. Today, we know that the opsins are members of the G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) superfamily-proteins with seven transmembrane helices that are involved in a diverse set of signalling functions. Within the GPCR superfamily, the opsins form a large monophyletic subclass of proteins that are characterized by a lysine in the seventh transmembrane helix that serves as the attachment site for the chromophore. Functional opsin proteins covalently bind a chromophore, gaining photosensitivity. Opsins are essential molecules in mediating the ability of animals to detect and use light for diverse biological functions. Therefore, understanding the evolutionary history of opsins is key to ...
We can see because the retinas in the back of our eyes contain cells called photoreceptors, which can detect the presence of photons. Photoreceptor cells can sense photons because they contain molecules of retinal that change shape when they absorb a photon. The retinal molecules are bound to proteins called opsins, which change shape when the retinal changes shape. This triggers a cascade of molecular events in the photoreceptor cell that alters the release of neurotransmitter molecules by the photoreceptor, thus sending a neural signal to other cells in the retina.. Our opsins have evolved so photoreceptor cells are most sensitive to photons in the range of wavelengths emitted by the sun. What we call visible light has wavelengths from 400 to 700 nanometers (a nanometer is one billionth of a meter), because when retinal is bound to opsins, it doesnt readily absorb photons with wavelengths below 400 nanometers or above 700 nanometers. Photons with wavelengths above 700 nanometers are in the ...

The spatial patterning of mouse cone opsin expression is regulated by bone morphogenetic protein signaling through downstream...The spatial patterning of mouse cone opsin expression is regulated by bone morphogenetic protein signaling through downstream...

Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. In mice, cone ... N2 - Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. In mice, ... AB - Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. In mice, ... abstract = "Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. In ...
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Restoration of high-sensitivity and adapting vision with a cone opsin.  - PubMed - NCBIRestoration of high-sensitivity and adapting vision with a cone opsin. - PubMed - NCBI

We find that the vertebrate medium wavelength cone opsin (MW-opsin) overcomes these limitations and supports vision in dim ... Restoration of high-sensitivity and adapting vision with a cone opsin.. Berry MH1,2, Holt A1, Salari A1, Veit J1,3, Visel M1, ... and MW-opsin (green). Values are mean + SEM; n = 6 (rhodopsin), 8 (MW-opsin) cells. d Viral DNA expression cassette. MW-opsin ... Light intensity = 25-100 μW cm−2; Wavelength: = 535 nm (MW-opsin), 510 nm (rhodopsin) or white light (MW-opsin). n = number of ...
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Effect of Altered Retinal Cones/Opsins on Refractive Development under Monochromatic Lights in Guinea PigsEffect of Altered Retinal Cones/Opsins on Refractive Development under Monochromatic Lights in Guinea Pigs

Increased S-cones/opsins and decreased M-cones/opsins were induced by short-wavelength lights. Decreased S-cones/opsins and ... conversely, the density of S-cones and S-opsins decreased while M-cones and M-opsins increased in the ML group (all, ). ... Compared with the WL group, the density of S-cones and S-opsins increased while M-cones and M-opsins decreased in the SL group ... The increase in S-cone and M-cone densities led to an increase in S-opsin and M-opsin expressions and vice versa. ...
more infohttps://www.hindawi.com/journals/joph/2018/9197631/

The cone opsins of nocturnal tarsiers | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological SciencesThe cone opsins of nocturnal tarsiers | Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences

Cone sensitivity curves were approximations based on an S-opsin λmax of 430 nm [29] and an M/L-opsin λmax of 543 or 558 nm for ... 2007 Mutational changes in S-cone opsin genes common to both nocturnal and cathemeral Aotus monkeys. Am. J. Primatol. 69, 757- ... Functional preservation and variation in the cone opsin genes of nocturnal tarsiers. Gillian L. Moritz, Perry S. Ong, George H ... 2015 Visual ecology of true lemurs suggests a cathemeral origin for the primate cone opsin polymorphism. Funct. Ecol. 30, 932- ...
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Myopia:the Role of Cone Opsin Mutations & Glasses That Control Axial Elongation - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.govMyopia:the Role of Cone Opsin Mutations & Glasses That Control Axial Elongation - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov

Myopia:the Role of Cone Opsin Mutations & Glasses That Control Axial Elongation. The recruitment status of this study is ... of the long and middle wavelength cone photopigment genes in order to determine the relationship between the cone opsins and ... Myopia:the Role of Cone Opsin Mutations & Glasses That Control Axial Elongation. ...
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Molecular Vision: Explant cultures of Rpe65−/− mouse retina: a model to investigate cone opsin traffickingMolecular Vision: Explant cultures of Rpe65−/− mouse retina: a model to investigate cone opsin trafficking

... serve as a chaperone for all cone opsins; 2) promote proper cone-opsin folding such that chaperones can bind to the cone opsins ... had no effect on cone-opsin localization (Figure 1F,G). The cone opsin distribution profile in cone photoreceptors (Figure 1K) ... All compounds tested increased cone opsin messenger RNA expression. Conclusions: Cone-opsin trafficking defects were replicated ... of cone opsin restricted to the OS (Figure 1D,J). Cone opsin trafficking to the OS was indistinguishable between 11-cis retinal ...
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Cone opsin gene variants in color blindness and other vision disordersCone opsin gene variants in color blindness and other vision disorders

A majority of opsin gene arrays contained extra M opsin genes (55%) and a small number (5%) contained extra L opsin genes. ... Between 42% and 60% had opsin gene arrays indicative of having four cone types and between 2.4% and 11% had arrays indicative ... The ability of the visual system to make use of these extra cone types to create a new chromatic channel is exceedingly rare ... This thesis explores the enormous variability in both L and M gene sequence and in total opsin gene copy number that results ...
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Frontiers | Non-image Forming Light Detection by Melanopsin, Rhodopsin, and Long-Middlewave (L/W) Cone Opsin in the...Frontiers | Non-image Forming Light Detection by Melanopsin, Rhodopsin, and Long-Middlewave (L/W) Cone Opsin in the...

... cone opsin bearing photoreceptor cells. By using Ctbp2 as a marker for ribbon synapses, both rods and L/M cone ribbons ... A subset of cone bipolar cells and all photoreceptor cells contain recoverin while a subset of bipolar and amacrine cells ... By using Ctbp2 as a marker for ribbon synapses, both rods and L/M cone ribbons containing pedicles in the OPL were found in ... A subset of cone bipolar cells and all photoreceptor cells contain recoverin while a subset of bipo... ...
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Molecular Vision: Coexpression of nonvisual opsin, retinal G protein-coupled receptor, and visual pigments in human and bovine...Molecular Vision: Coexpression of nonvisual opsin, retinal G protein-coupled receptor, and visual pigments in human and bovine...

RGR opsin in distinct types of cone photoreceptors. We performed double-label immunofluorescence to identify the type of cone ... Group 4 or Go/RGR opsins), one of the major opsin families [1-3]. Along with the r-opsins (rhabdomeric) and c-opsins (ciliary ... RGR, but not the cone opsins, distributed also to the synaptic ends of the cone photoreceptor. The differential staining ... indicates that the immunoreactivity of the DE15 antibody in cones is not due to cross-reaction by cone opsins. ...
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Structural and functional alterations associated with deutan N94K and R330Q mutations of green cone opsinStructural and functional alterations associated with deutan N94K and R330Q mutations of green cone opsin

Green cone opsin belongs to the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily and consists of a seven transmembrane helical apoprotein ... Structural and functional alterations associated with deutan N94K and R330Q mutations of green cone opsin. ... Here, deutan N94K and R330Q mutants were studied by introducing these substitutions into the native green cone opsin gene by ... Deuteranopia is an X-linked congenital dichromatic condition in which single point mutations in green cone opsin lead to ...
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Circadian clock gene Bmal1 is necessary to establish the S-opsin gradient in murine cone photoreceptors | IOVS | ARVO JournalsCircadian clock gene Bmal1 is necessary to establish the S-opsin gradient in murine cone photoreceptors | IOVS | ARVO Journals

Results : Deletion of Bmal1 from the cone photoreceptors results in ectopic expression of S-opsin cones in the dorsal retina ... Circadian clock gene Bmal1 is necessary to establish the S-opsin gradient in murine cone photoreceptors ... Circadian clock gene Bmal1 is necessary to establish the S-opsin gradient in murine cone photoreceptors ... Circadian clock gene Bmal1 is necessary to establish the S-opsin gradient in murine cone photoreceptors. Invest. Ophthalmol. ...
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The Role of Opsin Coexpression and Apoptosis in Determining Cone Types in the Developing Human Retina  | IOVS | ARVO JournalsThe Role of Opsin Coexpression and Apoptosis in Determining Cone Types in the Developing Human Retina | IOVS | ARVO Journals

... of total cones. There was no increase in TUNEL labeling in cones behind the L/M opsin expression front in fetal retina. S cone ... An S cone "switch" via an intermediate S+L/M state to L/M cones also was ruled out because counts of the percentage of S cones ... L/M cones were not detected before L/M opsin appeared in the fovea at Fwk15. The highest number of S+L/M cones consistently was ... Abstract: : Purpose: Cones expressing both short (S)- and long or medium (L/M)-wavelength sensitive opsin are present in fetal ...
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Immunocytochemical detection of cone opsin. Images were | Open-iImmunocytochemical detection of cone opsin. Images were | Open-i

Images were always taken from the retinal area with the highest density of labeled cones, typically in the mid-perip ... We chose S-opsin (Opn1sw), which is also expressed by most green cones [59], for immunocytochemistry to allow comparison with ... We chose S-opsin (Opn1sw), which is also expressed by most green cones [59], for immunocytochemistry to allow comparison with ... As described previously, cone cell bodies labeled with opsin staining form dendrite-like processes without any OS [13]. OS ...
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Opsin 1 (Cone Pigments), Medium-Wave-Sensitive (OPN1MW) AnticorpsOpsin 1 (Cone Pigments), Medium-Wave-Sensitive (OPN1MW) Anticorps

... medium-wave-sensitive opsin 1 , midwavelength sensitive opsin , green sensitive cone opsin , opsin CHK-1 , cone dystrophy 5 (X- ... opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave-sensitive (color blindness, deutan), green opsin , green opsin , opsin 1 (cone pigments), ... green long wavelength sensitive cone opsin , green-sensitive opsin , medium wavelength-sensitive cone opsin , ... anti-Opsin 1 (Cone Pigments), Medium-Wave-Sensitive Anticorps 25 Opsin 1 (Cone Pigments), Medium-Wave-Sensitive (OPN1MW) ...
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Cone-like rhodopsin expressed in the all-cone retina of the colubrid pine snake as a potential adaptation to diurnality |...Cone-like rhodopsin expressed in the all-cone retina of the colubrid pine snake as a potential adaptation to diurnality |...

... both characteristics being more typical of cone opsins. Cones have been optimized for fast regeneration, with cone opsin meta- ... Both cone opsin genes also have the conserved P189 residue, which is critical for faster cone opsin pigment regeneration ( ... 2016). Multiple rod-cone and cone-rod photoreceptor transmutations in snakes: evidence from visual opsin gene expression. Proc ... perhaps as a compensation for the loss of the RH2 cone opsins. Our finding of a highly blue-shifted rhodopsin with more cone- ...
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Opn1mw - Medium-wave-sensitive opsin 1 - Mus musculus (Mouse) - Opn1mw gene & proteinOpn1mw - Medium-wave-sensitive opsin 1 - Mus musculus (Mouse) - Opn1mw gene & protein

They consist of an apoprotein, opsin, covalently linked to cis-retinal. May increase spectral sensitivity in dim light. ... "The murine cone photoreceptor: a single cone type expresses both S and M opsins with retinal spatial patterning.". Applebury M. ... "The murine cone photoreceptor: a single cone type expresses both S and M opsins with retinal spatial patterning.". Applebury M. ... R-MMU-2187335 The retinoid cycle in cones (daylight vision). R-MMU-418594 G alpha (i) signalling events. R-MMU-419771 Opsins. ...
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OPN1LW - Long-wave-sensitive opsin 1 - Homo sapiens (Human) - OPN1LW gene & proteinOPN1LW - Long-wave-sensitive opsin 1 - Homo sapiens (Human) - OPN1LW gene & protein

They consist of an apoprotein, opsin, covalently linked to cis-retinal. ... "Gene conversion between red and defective green opsin gene in blue cone monochromacy.". Reyniers E., Van Thienen M.N., Meire F. ... "Gene conversion between red and defective green opsin gene in blue cone monochromacy.". Reyniers E., Van Thienen M.N., Meire F. ... "Gene conversion between red and defective green opsin gene in blue cone monochromacy.". Reyniers E., Van Thienen M.N., Meire F. ...
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VisionVision

6. Cones also contain opsins. a. Three different opsins. i. Each maximally activated by different wavelengths of light ... Remember there are two different visual systems--one for daytime that utilizes all cones and one for nighttime that utilizes ... c. Colors are assigned by the brain based on a comparison of the readout of the three cone types ... c. Fovea--center of the retina (where most of the cones are) ... Primarily cones. b. 3 different types of cones based on type of ...
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Type 3 Deiodinase, a Thyroid-Hormone-Inactivating Enzyme, Controls Survival and Maturation of Cone Photoreceptors | Journal of...Type 3 Deiodinase, a Thyroid-Hormone-Inactivating Enzyme, Controls Survival and Maturation of Cone Photoreceptors | Journal of...

Dio3−/− mice lacked most M and S opsin+ cones; some residual cones displayed opsin mislocalized in the cell body, axon, and ... 7A) arises from diminished coexpression of M opsin in S opsin dominant cones (Fig. 7J). Individual ventral cones of +/+ mice ... of both M opsin-positive (+) and S opsin+ cones (Fig. 2A; counts in Fig. 6B). Among the remaining cones in Dio3−/− mice, there ... most S opsin+ cones resided near the edge of the ONBL, but, in Dio3−/− pups, many of the remaining S opsin+ cones were ...
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The nocturnal bottleneck and the evolution of activity patterns in mammals.  - PubMed - NCBIThe nocturnal bottleneck and the evolution of activity patterns in mammals. - PubMed - NCBI

... cone); SWS1, short-wavelength-sensitive opsin 1; SWS2, short-wavelength-sensitive opsin 2; TMT, teleost multiple tissue opsin; ... pineal gland-specific opsin; LWS, long-wavelength-sensitive opsin; SWS1, short-wavelength-sensitive opsin 1; SWS2, short- ... VA, vertebrate ancient opsin; pinopsin, pineal gland-specific opsin; parietopsin, parietopsin-expressing opsin; parapinopsin, ... teleost multiple tissue opsin; parapinopsin, parapineal gland-expressing opsin; parietopsin, parietopsin-expressing opsin; VA, ...
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A Novel Human Opsin in the Inner Retina | Journal of NeuroscienceA Novel Human Opsin in the Inner Retina | Journal of Neuroscience

... blue cone opsin (Nathans et al., 1986), red and green cone opsins (Nathans et al., 1986), RGR (Shen et al., 1994), peropsin ( ... 1995) Pineal opsin: a nonvisual opsin expressed in chick pineal. Science 267:1502-1506. ... vertebrate opsins as evidenced by intron positions significantly different from the intron positions of the rod and cone opsins ... A Novel Human Opsin in the Inner Retina. Ignacio Provencio, Ignacio R. Rodriguez, Guisen Jiang, William Pär Hayes, Ernesto F. ...
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Robert N FisherRobert N Fisher

Multiple rod-cone and cone-rod photoreceptor transmutations in snakes: Evidence from visual opsin gene expression. In 1934, ... Multiple rod-cone and cone-rod photoreceptor transmutations in snakes: evidence from visual opsin gene expression. Proc. R. Soc ... Gordon Walls forwarded his radical theory of retinal photoreceptor transmutation. This proposed that rods and cones used for ...
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Frontiers | The Biological Mechanisms and Behavioral Functions of Opsin-Based Light Detection by the Skin | Ecology and...Frontiers | The Biological Mechanisms and Behavioral Functions of Opsin-Based Light Detection by the Skin | Ecology and...

... including many non-rod/non-cone ocular cells, the pineal complex, the deep brain, and the skin. Indeed, many of the ... Indeed, many of the photopigments (an opsin linked to a light-sensitive 11-cis retinal chromophore) that mediate color vision ... photopigments (an opsin linked to a light-sensitive 11-cis retinal chromophore) that mediate color vision in the eyes of ... including many non-rod/non-cone ocular cells, the pineal complex, the deep brain, and the skin. ...
more infohttps://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fevo.2016.00106/full

Spectral tuning of the long wavelength-sensitive cone pigment in four Australian marsupials.Spectral tuning of the long wavelength-sensitive cone pigment in four Australian marsupials.

Retinal Cone Photoreceptor Cells / chemistry*. Rod Opsins / chemistry*, genetics. Sequence Homology, Amino Acid. ... 0/RNA, Messenger; 0/Rod Opsins; 0/long-wavelength opsin From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of ... Here, we have studied and compared the LWS opsins in four Australian marsupials: two diprotodonts and two polyprotodonts. ...
more infohttp://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Spectral-tuning-long-wavelength-sensitive/16859843.html

Exam 4: Lecture 5 Flashcards by Erin Rowland | BrainscapeExam 4: Lecture 5 Flashcards by Erin Rowland | Brainscape

each cone receptor will express only one type of opsin molecule 4 ... always more red cones than green cones than blue cones. -stochastic ratio of cone cell but theyre positioned randomly ... opsin-retinal complex. -can absorb photons of different light wavelengths -loss of individual opsin genes can lead to various ... number of different opsin genes in human genome and each will encode opsin protein that can capture light of particular ...
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  • Thus, BMP is not likely to play a direct role in opsin gene expression, which starts at a later stage of retinal development.We identified the chicken ovalbumin upstream promoter-transcription factor (COUP-TF) nuclear receptor as a link between BMP and opsin expression. (elsevier.com)
  • Based on these findings, we propose a new molecular cascade involving BMP and COUP-TFs that conveys dorsoventral information to direct the expression of cone opsins during retinal development. (elsevier.com)
  • Through gain-and loss-of-function analyses, we found that both COUP-TFI and COUP-TFII are required to suppress S-opsin expression in the dorsal retina but that only COUP-TFI plays an essential role in suppressing M-opsin expression in the ventral retina. (elsevier.com)
  • While most opsin variants lead to normally functioning photopigments, certain variants that encode "toxic" sequences in exon three lead to serious eye diseases with symptoms that include cone dystrophy, diminished ERGs, color blindness, and pathologically high myopia. (washington.edu)
  • Cones that express opsin photopigments for response to both short (S) and medium-long (M) wavelength light are lost. (jneurosci.org)
  • Cone photopigments, known as opsins, are pivotal elements and the first detection module used in color vision. (elsevier.com)
  • Indeed, many of the photopigments (an opsin linked to a light-sensitive 11- cis retinal chromophore) that mediate color vision in the eyes of vertebrates are also present in the skin of animals such as reptiles, amphibians, crustaceans and fishes (with related photoreceptive molecules present in cephalopods), providing a localized mechanism for light detection across the surface of the body. (frontiersin.org)
  • This review examines the diversity and sensitivity of opsin-based photopigments present in the skin and considers their putative functional roles in mediating animal behavior. (frontiersin.org)
  • Several point mutations in green cone opsin have been reported to cause deuteranopia, but the structural details underlying the molecular mechanisms behind the malfunction of mutated opsins have not been clearly established. (upc.edu)
  • We followed retinal degeneration over 24 weeks in FVB/N, C3H/HeOu, and congenic Pde6b(+) seeing mouse lines, using a range of experimental techniques including extracellular recordings from retinal ganglion cells, PCR quantification of cone opsin and Pde6b transcripts, in vivo flash electroretinogram (ERG), and behavioral optokinetic reflex (OKR) recordings. (nih.gov)
  • In wild-type explant cultures, UV-opsin was restricted to the outer segments, whereas in those derived from Rpe65 −/− Rho −/− mice, opsin trafficking was impaired. (molvis.org)
  • Further examination of the construct in mice using immunohistochemistry, spectral ERG, and behavioral testing will determine whether this is a viable approach to curing these diseases of the cones in human patients. (washington.edu)
  • By postnatal week 4, the FVB/N mice expressed significantly less cone opsin and Pde6b mRNA and had neither ERG nor OKR responses. (nih.gov)
  • In Dio3 −/− mice, ∼80% of cones are lost through neonatal cell death. (jneurosci.org)
  • Cone loss is mediated by cone-specific thyroid hormone receptor β2 (TRβ2) as deletion of TRβ2 rescues cones in Dio3 −/− mice. (jneurosci.org)
  • Restoration of high-sensitivity and adapting vision with a cone opsin. (nih.gov)
  • Thus, MW-opsin provides the speed, sensitivity and adaptation needed to restore patterned vision. (nih.gov)
  • Comparing the effects of different retinoids on their ability to promote UV-opsin trafficking to outer segments confirmed the critical role of agents that bind in the retinoid binding pocket. (molvis.org)
  • A: Examples of S-opsin staining in C3H/HeOu retinas demonstrate the progressive loss of cone outer segments and a concomitant accumulation of S-opsin in the cell bodies. (nih.gov)
  • Cones are the receptor cells for daylight and color vision, but the controls that direct cone development are incompletely defined. (jneurosci.org)
  • RA was shown to interact with the UV-cone opsin, demonstrated by its ability to effect ligand-dependent activation of transducin by UV-cone opsin. (molvis.org)
  • The other mutant studied, R330Q, showed impaired functionality as measured by its reduced transducin activation ability when compared to wild-type green cone opsin. (upc.edu)
  • An S cone "switch" via an intermediate S+L/M state to L/M cones also was ruled out because counts of the percentage of S cones, using alpha-transducin to mark putative L/M cones, showed that S cones remained at 7.5-9% at all ages. (arvojournals.org)
  • MW-opsin enables an otherwise blind retinitis pigmenotosa mouse to discriminate temporal and spatial light patterns displayed on a standard LCD computer tablet, displays adaption to changes in ambient light, and restores open-field novel object exploration under incidental room light. (nih.gov)
  • Furthermore, in foveate animals, high spatial resolution is mediated by cone vision. (hindawi.com)
  • This study tracks the temporal and spatial pattern of these S+L/M cones to adulthood. (arvojournals.org)
  • however, the mechanisms regulating the spatial patterning of cone opsin expression have not been well documented. (elsevier.com)
  • The purpose of this study was to define the mechanisms regulating the spatial patterning of cone opsin expression. (elsevier.com)
  • Accordingly in Bmal1 mutant animals we detect lower levels of Dio2 mRNA and the double heterozygotes for Bmal1 and Dio2 have defects in S-opsin expression while the single heterozygotes are normal. (arvojournals.org)
  • At birth this front was near the retinal edge and 10% of the cones were S+L/M, but by 8mo in the same region, only 0.03% cones were S+L/M. In older retinas S+L/M cones showed no apparent pattern, and were less than 0.01% of total cones. (arvojournals.org)
  • B, C: S-opsin staining in wild-type C3H-Pde6b+ (B) and FVB-Pde6b+ (C) retinas were similar. (nih.gov)
  • S cone density near the optic disc dropped 3fold just before and during L/M opsin expression in this region. (arvojournals.org)
  • Ultraviolet (UV)-opsin trafficking was analyzed by immunohistochemistry and quantitative image analysis, while its messenger RNA expression was examined by quantitative real-time PCR, and the interaction of retinoids with UV-opsin was probed in transducing-activation assays. (molvis.org)
  • The number of S, L/M and S+L/M cones were counted using standard microscopic or confocal methods. (arvojournals.org)
  • Some authors attribute degenerate opsins to the relaxation of natural selection under light-impoverished conditions, and view colour vision as a functionless anachronism for all nocturnal mammals [ 14 ]. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Initial work in a mouse model shows that this construct is capable of driving high and highly specific expression in cones following minimally invasive intravitreal injections. (washington.edu)
  • Cone survival was rescued by deletion of TRβ2, demonstrating that TRβ2 is an arbiter of both cone death and opsin patterning. (jneurosci.org)
  • The results suggest that type 3 deiodinase limits hormonal exposure of the cone to levels that safeguard both cone survival and the patterning of opsins that is required for cone function. (jneurosci.org)
  • The results suggest that type 3 deiodinase keeps hormonal exposure of immature cones below a deleterious threshold, thereby allowing both survival and opsin patterning. (jneurosci.org)
  • As degeneration of the cone OS ultimately determines the onset of blindness , we performed anti-S-opsin immunostaining on retinal whole mounts (Figure 4) at 4-week age intervals and in all four mouse lines. (nih.gov)
  • The most common cause of color blindness is an inherited fault in the development of one or more of the three sets of color sensing cones in the eye. (wikipedia.org)
  • Rod monochromacy (achromatopsia) is an exceedingly rare, nonprogressive inability to distinguish any colors as a result of absent or nonfunctioning retinal cones. (wikipedia.org)
  • A double Cys mutant that could form a stabilizing disulfide bond was used in an attempt to address the instability of the green opsin mutants. (upc.edu)
  • Thus, organ cultures may be a powerful low-throughput screening tool to identify novel compounds to promote cone survival. (molvis.org)
  • To identify additional controls over cone development, we investigated deiodinases as potential modifiers of TRβ2 activity. (jneurosci.org)
  • Based on these findings, we propose a new molecular cascade involving BMP and COUP-TFs that conveys dorsoventral information to direct the expression of cone opsins during retinal development. (elsevier.com)