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Studies on the Assembly of Rod Outer Segment Disc Membranes

  • Michael O. Hall
  • Scott F. Basinger
  • Dean Bok

Abstract

The vertebrate photoreceptor cell outer segment is a stack of many hundreds of closely packed membranous discs, oriented at right angles to the long axis of the cell, and enclosed within the cell membrane. The photosensitive visual pigment molecules are believed to be embedded in these discs.

Keywords

Outer Segment Phosphatidyl Choline Visual Pigment Phosphatidyl Inositol Phosphatidyl Ethanolamine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael O. Hall
    • 1
  • Scott F. Basinger
    • 1
  • Dean Bok
    • 1
  1. 1.Jules Stein Eye Institute and Department of AnatomyUCLA Center for the Health SciencesLos AngelesUSA

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