One-way reaction to a controlled photocycle in a G protein-coupled receptor

Last updated 28th Jun 2017
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A pinboard by Sahil Gulati

Graduate Student, Case Western Reserve University

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Photocyclic behavior of rhodopsin induced by an atypical isomerization mechanism

General interest: Humans perceive light with the help of an extremely sensitive rhodopsin visual pigment in the retina. Rhodopsin harbors 11-cis retinal as its chromophore that enables it to sense ...