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Substance Name: Arrestin
ID: D019393000

Note

  • A 48-Kd protein of the outer segment of the retinal rods and a component of the phototransduction cascade. Arrestin quenches G-protein activation by binding to phosphorylated photolyzed rhodopsin. Arrestin causes experimental autoimmune uveitis when injected into laboratory animals.
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Arrestin

MeSH Heading

  • Arrestin

Synonyms

  • Retinal S-Antigen
  • S-Antigeh, Retinal

Registry Number

  • D019393000