Photosensitive molecules for controlling biological function / edited by James J. Chambers, Richard H. Kramer.

New York : Humana , c2011.
xiv, 297 p. : ill. 26 cm.


Molecular neurobiology [Browse]
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Introduction to part I : caged neurotransmitters / James J. Chambers and Richard H. Kramer -- Targeting and excitation of photoactivatable molecules : design considerations for neurophysiology experiments / Eugene F. Civillico, J. Peter Rickgauer, and Samuel S.-H Wang -- Are caged compounds still useful / Graham C.R. Ellis-Davis -- Chromophores for the delivery of bioactive molecules with two-photon excitation / Timothy M. Dore and Hunter C. Wilson -- Introduction to part II : natural photosensitive proteins / James J. Chambers and Richard H. Kramer -- Light-activated ion pumps and channels for temporally precise optical control of activity in genetically targeted neurons / Brian Y. Chow ... [et al.] -- Vertebrate and invertebrate rhodopsins : light control of G-protein signaling / Davina V. Gutierrez, Eugene Oh, and Stefan Herlitze -- Restoring visual function after photoreceptor degeneration : ectopic expression of photosensitive proteins in retinal neurons / Bin Lin and Richard H. Masland -- Introduction to part III : small molecule photoswitches / James J. Chambers and Richard H. Kramer -- Photoswitch design / Doris L. Fortin and Richard H. Kramer -- Optical manipulation of protein activity and protein interactions using caged proteins and optical switch protein conjugates / Yuling Yan and Gerard Marriott -- Structure-based design of light-controlled proteins / Harald Janovjak and Ehud Y. Isacoff -- Photoswitchable ligand-gated ion channels / Pau Gorostiza and Ehud Y. Isacoff.
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