rhodopsin kinase


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rho·dop·sin ki·nase

[MIM*180381]
an enzyme that regulates rhodopsin function by phosphorylating activated rhodopsin at a number of sites; phosphorylated photoactivated rhodopsin binds to arrestin.
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In some mammals, as well as other animals, S-antigen, rhodopsin kinase and retinoid-binding protein have been located in pineal glands.