Day 1 proof of concept experiment, results substantiated by Nobel Prize winner George Wald's 1955 seminal paper on visual pigments & Vitamin A uptake. Precise kinetic measurements on Day 2 will be used in a publication to follow.
Samples and photograph of were provided by Dr. Gonzalez-Fernandez, experiments conducted by Drs. Richard DeSa & Federico Gonzalez-Fernandez at the OLIS facility.
SUNY Buffalo School of Medicine
Poster presented by Federico Gonzalez-Fernandez at the 2014 ARVO meeting:
Rhodopsin & Vitamin A Uptake in Intact Retina
Monitoring Vitamin A delivery & uptake in a suspension of photoreceptor cells
WITNESS TO THE OLIS CLARITY 1000 UV/VIS SPECTROPHOTOMETER
After a second day of working with the OLIS CLARiTY 1000 at the OLIS facility, Dr. Federico Gonzalez-Fernandez offers remarks on his experience. His expertise is in the field of photoreceptors.