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Henry Kwock Fong, PhD
Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Ophthalmology
DOH 1355 San Pablo St Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6675

Publications

Targeting of exon VI-skipping human RGR-opsin to the plasma membrane of pigment epithelium and co-localization with terminal complement complex C5b-9. Mol Vis. 2016; 22:213-23. View in: PubMed

Accumulation of extracellular RGR-d in Bruch's membrane and close association with drusen at intercapillary regions. Exp Eye Res. 2009 Jun; 88(6):1129-36. View in: PubMed

Deposition of exon-skipping splice isoform of human retinal G protein-coupled receptor from retinal pigment epithelium into Bruch's membrane. Mol Vis. 2007; 13:1203-14. View in: PubMed

Exon-skipping variant of RGR opsin in human retina and pigment epithelium. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Jul; 83(1):133-40. View in: PubMed

Recovery of visual functions in a mouse model of Leber congenital amaurosis. J Biol Chem. 2002 May 24; 277(21):19173-82. View in: PubMed

Synthesis of the all-trans-retinal chromophore of retinal G protein-coupled receptor opsin in cultured pigment epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 1; 277(5):3318-24. View in: PubMed

A photic visual cycle of rhodopsin regeneration is dependent on Rgr. Nat Genet. 2001 Jul; 28(3):256-60. View in: PubMed

Interaction of 11-cis-retinol dehydrogenase with the chromophore of retinal g protein-coupled receptor opsin. J Biol Chem. 2001 Jun 15; 276(24):21098-104. View in: PubMed

Enamel biomineralization defects result from alterations to amelogenin self-assembly. J Struct Biol. 2000 Dec; 132(3):191-200. View in: PubMed

Expression of a recombinant human RGR opsin in Lentivirus-transduced cultured cells. Mol Vis. 2000 Nov 18; 6:237-42. View in: PubMed

Analysis of chromophore of RGR: retinal G-protein-coupled receptor from pigment epithelium. Methods Enzymol. 2000; 316:413-22. View in: PubMed

The endogenous chromophore of retinal G protein-coupled receptor opsin from the pigment epithelium. J Biol Chem. 1999 Mar 5; 274(10):6085-90. View in: PubMed

Structure and developmental expression of the mouse RGR opsin gene. Mol Vis. 1998 Dec 2; 4:25. View in: PubMed

Localization of the human RGR opsin gene to chromosome 10q23. Hum Genet. 1996 Jun; 97(6):720-2. View in: PubMed

Blue and ultraviolet light-absorbing opsin from the retinal pigment epithelium. Biochemistry. 1996 May 21; 35(20):6251-6. View in: PubMed

Alternative splicing in human retinal mRNA transcripts of an opsin-related protein. Exp Eye Res. 1995 Apr; 60(4):401-6. View in: PubMed

A human opsin-related gene that encodes a retinaldehyde-binding protein. Biochemistry. 1994 Nov 8; 33(44):13117-25. View in: PubMed

Cytoplasmic retinal localization of an evolutionary homolog of the visual pigments. Exp Eye Res. 1994 May; 58(5):605-13. View in: PubMed

An opsin homologue in the retina and pigment epithelium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1993 Dec; 34(13):3669-78. View in: PubMed

Structure of the bovine transducin gamma subunit gene and analysis of promoter function in transgenic mice. Exp Eye Res. 1993 Apr; 56(4):497-507. View in: PubMed

Guanine nucleotide-binding regulatory proteins in retinal pigment epithelial cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 May 1; 88(9):3907-11. View in: PubMed

Novel localization of a G protein, Gz-alpha, in neurons of brain and retina. J Neurosci. 1990 Aug; 10(8):2763-70. View in: PubMed

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