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Rhodopsin

"Rhodopsin" 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.

A purplish-red, light-sensitive pigment found in RETINAL ROD CELLS of most vertebrates. It is a complex consisting of a molecule of ROD OPSIN and a molecule of 11-cis retinal (RETINALDEHYDE). Rhodopsin exhibits peak absorption wavelength at about 500 nm.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Rhodopsin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Rhodopsin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 133 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2014
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