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Rhodopsin (Visual Purple) Summary

Description: 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.

Also Known As: Visual Purple; Rhodopsins

Networked: 709 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 43 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Rhodopsin is Relevant

  1. Retinitis Pigmentosa (Pigmentary Retinopathy) : 4 outcomes 24 studies in 387 results
  2. Retinal Degeneration : 4 outcomes 14 studies in 175 results
  3. Photophobia (Light Sensitivity) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 18 results
  4. Ganglion Cysts (Ganglion) : 2 outcomes in 14 results
  5. Retinal Diseases : 2 studies in 18 results
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Drugs Related to Rhodopsin

  1. Arrestin
  2. Zinc
  3. Retinaldehyde (Retinal)
  4. Opsins
  5. Tubulin
  6. peripherin
  7. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  8. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  9. Recoverin
  10. Proline (L-Proline)
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Therapies Related to Rhodopsin

  1. Laser Therapy (Surgery, Laser)
  2. Transplants (Transplant)
  3. Traction
  4. Lasers (Laser)
  5. Injections

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