Photoreception and biochemistry of vision (IV-S20)

Chairs: Karl-Wilhelm Koch
  Michael Ostrovsky

July 7, 2013

17.00 - 17.40

Klaus Peter Hofmann   Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany

Signal transfer from a receptor to its G protein: Insights from spectroscopic and structural studies on rhodopsin

17.40 - 18.05

Daniele Dell´Orco   University of Verona, Italy

Rhodopsin organization and phototransduction: reconciling classical and novel perspectives

18.05 - 18.20

Viktor Govardovskii   Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

Rhodopsin diffusion in the photoreceptor membrane

18.20 – 18.35

Michael Firsov   Russian Academy of Sciences, St. Petersburg, Russia

cAMP affects calcium homeostasis and PDE6 in the phototransduction cascade

18.35 – 18.50

Piyush Kothary   University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA

Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 may mediate hydrogen peroxide induced human retinal pigment epithelial cell damage

18.50 – 19.05

Mikhail Ostrovsky   Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Russia

Harmful bisretinoid side-products of rhodopsin photolysis: age- and pathology-dependence, ways of protection

19.05 – 19.20

Daniela Calzia   University of Genova, Genova, Italy

Inhibition of FOF1-atpase and ATP synthase by polyphenolic phytochemicals in rod outer segments