retinene

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retinene

[′ret·ən‚ēn]
(biochemistry)
A pigment extracted from the retina, which turns yellow by the action of light; the chief carotenoid of the retina.
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The maximum absorbance of the 2 retinals is very similar when the apoprotein is not present: 380 nm for all-trans retinal and 379 nm for 11-cis retinal in ethanol.
Air-CCAPR1-Like and Air-AAR1-Like are photoreactive and respond differently to light after incubation with 11-cis retinal and all-trans retinal
We report here that oocytes injected with Limulus retinal poly [A.sup.+]RNA and incubated with 11-cis retinal exhibit light-dependent ionic currents.
If oocytes had stable resting potentials after about 30 min in darkness, we perfused them with 20[mu]M 11-cis retinal for 45 min and tested them for light sensitivity.