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Selected papers

Sammons J and Gross AK.  2012 In vitro biochemical assays to monitor rhodopsin function.  Methods in Molecular Biology, in publication.

Hollingsworth TJ and Gross AK.  Defective trafficking of rhodopsin and its role in retinal degenerations.  International Review of Cell and Molecular Biology (12) 293: 1-44.  PMID: 22251557.

Gross AK, Wensel TG. 2010  Biochemical cascade of phototransduction. Chap. 18 in Kaufman et al, Adler’s Physiology of the Eye, 11th edition. 

McAlear SD, Kraft TW, Gross AK. Rhodopsin mutations in congenital night blindness. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (10) 664:263-72 PMID: 20238025.

Budzynski E, Gross AK, McAlear SD, Peachey NS, Shukla M, He F, Edwards M, Won J, Hicks WL, Wensel TG, Naggert JK, Nishina PM. 2010  Mutations of the opsin gene (Y102H and I307N) lead to light induced degeneration of photoreceptors and constitutive activation of phototransduction in mice. The Journal of Biological Chemistry (10) [epub ahead of print] PMID: 20207741.

Zeitz C*, Gross AK*, Leifert D, Kloeckeber-Gruissem B, McAlear SD, Lemke J, Neidhardt J, Berger W. 2008  Identification and functional characterization of a novel rhodopsin mutation associated with autosomal dominant CSNB. Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science (08) 49:4105-14 PMID:  18487375. *indicates authors contributed equally. 

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