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Chemical Rhodopsin

Name Rhodopsin
CAS Type 1 Name Rhodopsins
Equivalent Term Visual Purple
CAS Registry Number 9009-81-8
Definition 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.
Curation Status No associations have been curated for this chemical yet.
MeSH® ID D012243
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ChemicalsBiological Factors Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Pigments, Biological Has associated genes Has associated diseases Has associated exposure references Retinal Pigments Opsins Rod Opsins Rhodopsin

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Rhodopsin
  13-demethylisorhodopsin
  19-methoxyisorhodopsin
  5,6-dihydroisorhodopsin
  5,6-epoxyrhodopsin
  7,8-dihydrorhodopsin
  9,11-dicis-12-fluororhodopsin
  9-cis-5,6-epoxyrhodopsin
  9-cis-retro-gamma-rhodopsin
  A2-rhodopsin
  alligator rhodopsin
  bathorhodopsin
  CatCh protein, rat
  channelrhodopsin 1, rat
  channelrhodopsin 2, human
  channelrhodopsin 2, mouse
  channelrhodopsin-2 protein, Drosophila
  channelrhodopsin 2, rat
  channelrhodopsin-2, zebrafish
  exorhodopsin
  hypsorhodopsin
  isorhodopsin
  lumirhodopsin
  LW Rh protein, Apinae
  metarhodopsins
  ninaE protein, Drosophila
  photorhodopsin
  Retinitis Pigmentosa 4
  Rh5 protein, Drosophila
  Rh6 protein, Drosophila
  RHO rhodopsin protein, chicken
  RRH protein, human
  Rrh protein, mouse