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Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment

"Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The light sensitive outer portion of a retinal rod or a cone photoreceptor cell. The outer segment contains a stack of disk membranes laden with photoreceptive pigments (RETINAL PIGMENTS). The outer segment is connected to the inner segment by a PHOTORECEPTOR CONNECTING CILIUM.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Retinal Photoreceptor Cell Outer Segment" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 15 publications over 8 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2013
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.