photoreceptor cell


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photoreceptor cell

n.
1. Any of the rod cells present in the retina of the eye.
2. Any of the cone cells present in the retina.
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In the brain, LpPerOps1 transcripts are associated with ventral photoreceptor cell bodies that cluster at the brain.
Protective effects of bilberry and lingonberry extracts against blue light-emitting diode light-induced retinal photoreceptor cell damage In vitro.
Our results are consistent with the observation by Noell (1980); that is, retinal neuronal cell DNA levels are correlated with ERG b-wave estimates of photoreceptor cell loss in light-exposed retinals of rats.
Visual photoreceptor cells in the retina are of two types: rods and cones.
the number and subcellular morphology of photoreceptor cells (PRCs), their spatial distribution and the physical dimensions and arrangements of their photoreceptor membranes.
However, several notable exceptions exist, including the presence of ultraviolet (UV)-, blue-, and green-sensitive photoreceptor cells in the secondary eyes of the ctenid spider Cupiennius salei (Keyserling, 1877) (Walla et al.
Additionally, we recovered transcripts homologous to the G-protein beta subunit, the G-protein gamma subunit (gngt1), protein kinase C (PKC), cyclic nucleotide gated-channel alpha 1 (cnga1), regulator of G-protein-signaling 9 (RGS9), retinal degeneration B (rdgB), arrestin (arr), guanylyl cyclase (GC), and cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase (PDE6abc)--all of which are implicated with phototransduction in ciliary-type photoreceptor cell systems (Fain et al.
Since attenuation of PKG and CNGC activity can reduce photoreceptor cell death, both proteins constitute potential targets to prevent RD.
The photoreceptor cell product developed by Ocata has been shown to have neuroprotective and restorative activity, in animal models, for both early and end stage retinal degenerative diseases.
Photoreceptor cell death is the result of progressive ( geographic ) atrophy of supporting retinal pigment epithelium (RPE), or disruption by pathological neovascularisation that arises from the choroid and penetrates defects in Bruch s membrane.
RetroSense Therapeutics, a privately-held biopharmaceutical company, has signed a license agreement for exclusive, worldwide rights to Massachusetts General Hospital's patent application entitled 'Method for Augmenting Vision in Persons Suffering from Photoreceptor Cell Degeneration', it was reported yesterday.
In view of the retinal location of photoreceptor cell bodies, we decided to prepare synaptosomes from optic lobe slices incubated in artificial seawater containing [[.