retinaldehyde

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ret·i·nal·de·hyde

(ret'i-nal'dĕ-hīd),
Retinol oxidized to a terminal aldehyde; retinal; a carotene released (as all-trans-retinal) in the bleaching of rhodopsin by light and the dissociation of opsin in the vision cycle.
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ret·i·nal·de·hyde

(ret'i-nal'dĕ-hīd)
Retinol oxidized to a terminal aldehyde; a carotene released (as all-trans-retinal[aldehyde]) in the bleaching of rhodopsin by light and the dissociation of opsin in the vision cycle.
Synonym(s): retinene.
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retinal, retinene

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retinaldehyde

an aldehyde of RETINOL and the main carotenoid pigment found in the RETINA of the eye. It is usually combined with OPSIN to form RHODOPSIN.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005