Focus on Molecules: Nyctalopin

Subathra Poopalasundaram, Lynda Erskine, Michael E. Cheetham, Alison J. Hardcastle (Corresponding Author)

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Encoded by the NYX gene (cloned by two groups in 2000, see OMIM 300278 and OMIM 163500), nyctalopin (Accession number: NP_072089) is a 481 amino acid new member of the small leucine-rich repeat family of proteins.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)627-628
Number of pages2
JournalExperimental Eye Research
Issue number6
Early online date12 Sep 2005
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2005


  • night blindness
  • nyctalopin
  • leucine-rich repeat
  • ON-pathway
  • Animals
  • Humans
  • Mice
  • Mutation
  • Night Blindness
  • Proteoglycans
  • Retina

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    Poopalasundaram, S., Erskine, L., Cheetham, M. E., & Hardcastle, A. J. (2005). Focus on Molecules: Nyctalopin. Experimental Eye Research, 81(6), 627-628.