A component of retinal light adaptation mediated by the thyroid hormone cascade

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Diana E Bedolla; Vincent Torre;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 10 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0026334, pmc: PMC3200322
  • Subject: Endocrine System | Research Article | Biology | Molecular cell biology | Hormones | Thyroid hormone cascade | Neuroscience | Medicine | Anatomy and Physiology | Visual System | Q | R | DNA transcription | Genetics | Thyroid | Science | Endocrine Physiology | Biochemistry | Sensory Systems | Gene expression | Endocrinology

Analysis with DNA-microrrays and real time PCR show that several genes involved in the thyroid hormone cascade, such as deiodinase 2 and 3 (Dio2 and Dio3) are differentially regulated by the circadian clock and by changes of the ambient light. The expression level of Di... View more
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