Effect of Circadian Clock Gene Mutations on Nonvisual Photoreception in the Mouse

Abstract

Mice with outer retinal degeneration lacking cryptochromes show reduced nonvisual responses to light. This effect is not specific to cryptochromes, but is common to multiple mutations that eliminate free-running circadian rhythms. The pupillary light response is under circadian regulation

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oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:3292377Last time updated on 7/8/2012

This paper was published in PubMed Central.

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