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  • Beyond spectral tuning: human cone visual pigments adopt different transient conformations for chromophore regeneration 

    Srinivasan, Sundaramoorthy; Cordomí, Arnau; Ramon Portés, Eva; Garriga Solé, Pere (2016-03)
    Open Access
    Human red and green visual pigments are seven transmembrane receptors of cone photoreceptor cells of the retina that mediate color vision. These pigments share a very high degree of homology and have been assumed to feature ...
  • Ligand binding mechanisms in human cone visual pigments 

    Srinivasan, Sundaramoorthy; Guixà González, Ramon; Cordomí, Arnau; Garriga Solé, Pere (2019-07)
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    Vertebrate vision starts with light absorption by visual pigments in rod and cone photoreceptor cells of the retina. Rhodopsin, in rod cells, responds to dim light, whereas three types of cone opsins (red, green, and blue) ...