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Adaptation of pineal expressed teleost exo-rod opsin to non-image forming Photoreception through enhanced Meta II decay

Abstract:

Photoreception by vertebrates enables both image-forming vision and non-image-forming responses such as circadian photoentrainment. Over the recent years, distinct non-rod non-cone photopigments have been found to support circadian photoreception in diverse species. By allowing specialization to this sensory task a selective advantage is implied, but the nature of that specialization remains elusive. We have used the presence of distinct rod opsin genes specialized to either image-forming (re...

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10.1007/s00018-011-0665-y

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Tarttelin, EE More by this author
Fransen, MP More by this author
Edwards, PC More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Schertler, GFX More by this author
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Journal:
Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences
Volume:
68
Issue:
22
Pages:
3713-3723
Publication date:
2011-11-05
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EISSN:
1420-9071
ISSN:
1420-682X
URN:
uuid:31c3f7e0-182c-4add-9750-45e468d773d0
Source identifiers:
216494
Local pid:
pubs:216494
Language:
English
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