Thursday, November 22, 2012

Mapping the Rod Sensory Cilium

"Using a new technique called cryo-electron tomography, two research teams at Baylor College of Medicine have created a three-dimensional map that gives a better understanding of how the architecture of the rod sensory cilium (part of one type of photoreceptor in the eye) is changed by genetic mutation and how that affects its ability to transport proteins as part of the light-sensing process." That's the start of a Science Daily post. Read more.

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