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Cheryl Mae Craft, PhD
Professor of Ophthalmology
Mary D. Allen Chair in Vision Research
Ophthalmology
CSC 135H 2250 Alcazar Street Off Campus Los Angeles
+1 323 442 6692

Publications

Protective effect of clusterin on rod photoreceptor in rat model of retinitis pigmentosa. PLoS One. 2017; 12(8):e0182389. View in: PubMed

Subretinal mononuclear phagocytes induce cone segment loss via IL-1ß. Elife. 2016 Jul 20; 5. View in: PubMed

Reshaping the Cone-Mosaic in a Rat Model of Retinitis Pigmentosa: Modulatory Role of ZO-1 Expression in DL-Alpha-Aminoadipic Acid Reshaping. PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0151668. View in: PubMed

Characterization of Antibodies to Identify Cellular Expression of Dopamine Receptor 4. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2016; 854:663-70. View in: PubMed

Arrestin 1 and Cone Arrestin 4 Have Unique Roles in Visual Function in an All-Cone Mouse Retina. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Dec; 56(13):7618-28. View in: PubMed

TIMP-1 affects the spatial distribution of dendritic processes of second-order neurons in a rat model of Retinitis Pigmentosa. Exp Eye Res. 2015 Nov; 140:41-52. View in: PubMed

Dopamine receptor D4 internalization requires a beta-arrestin and a visual arrestin. Cell Signal. 2015 Oct; 27(10):2002-13. View in: PubMed

Visual Cone Arrestin 4 Contributes to Visual Function and Cone Health. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 Aug; 56(9):5407-16. View in: PubMed

Genetic dissection of horizontal cell inhibitory signaling in mice in complete darkness in vivo. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2015 May; 56(5):3132-9. View in: PubMed

Development of an MRI biomarker sensitive to tetrameric visual arrestin 1 and its reduction via light-evoked translocation in vivo. FASEB J. 2015 Feb; 29(2):554-64. View in: PubMed

The retinal phenotype of Grk1-/- is compromised by a Crb1 rd8 mutation. Mol Vis. 2015; 21:1281-94. View in: PubMed

The effect of TIMP-1 on the cone mosaic in the retina of the rat model of retinitis pigmentosa. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Dec 16; 56(1):352-64. View in: PubMed

Targeting endostatin to potentially prevent retinal neovascularization using a hypoxia-responsive Müller glia cell-specific gene therapy. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Dec 10; 55(12):8054. View in: PubMed

Primate short-wavelength cones share molecular markers with rods. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2014; 801:49-56. View in: PubMed

Cone arrestin: deciphering the structure and functions of arrestin 4 in vision. Handb Exp Pharmacol. 2014; 219:117-31. View in: PubMed

Combined rod and cone transduction by adeno-associated virus 2/8. Hum Gene Ther. 2013 Dec; 24(12):982-92. View in: PubMed

CNG-modulin: a novel Ca-dependent modulator of ligand sensitivity in cone photoreceptor cGMP-gated ion channels. J Neurosci. 2012 Feb 29; 32(9):3142-53. View in: PubMed

(1S, 3S)-3-amino-4-difluoromethylenyl-1-cyclopentanoic acid (CPP-115), a potent ?-aminobutyric acid aminotransferase inactivator for the treatment of cocaine addiction. J Med Chem. 2012 Jan 12; 55(1):357-66. View in: PubMed

Potential cellular functions of N-ethylmaleimide sensitive factor in the photoreceptor. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012; 723:791-7. View in: PubMed

Retinal neovascular disorders: mouse models for drug development studies. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2012; 723:253-9. View in: PubMed

TMEM237 is mutated in individuals with a Joubert syndrome related disorder and expands the role of the TMEM family at the ciliary transition zone. Am J Hum Genet. 2011 Dec 09; 89(6):713-30. View in: PubMed

Exaggerated eye growth in IRBP-deficient mice in early development. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Jul 29; 52(8):5804-11. View in: PubMed

Characterization of the pituitary tumor transforming gene 1 knockout mouse retina. Neurochem Res. 2011 Apr; 36(4):636-44. View in: PubMed

KASH protein Syne-2/Nesprin-2 and SUN proteins SUN1/2 mediate nuclear migration during mammalian retinal development. Hum Mol Genet. 2011 Mar 15; 20(6):1061-73. View in: PubMed

Two are better than one: unraveling the functions of cone arrestin in zebrafish (Commentary on Renninger, Gesemann and Neuhauss). Eur J Neurosci. 2011 Feb; 33(4):657. View in: PubMed

Neovascularization, enhanced inflammatory response, and age-related cone dystrophy in the Nrl-/-Grk1-/- mouse retina. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Dec; 51(12):6196-206. View in: PubMed

The preparation of certified calibration solutions for azaspiracid-1, -2, and -3, potent marine biotoxins found in shellfish. Anal Bioanal Chem. 2010 Nov; 398(5):2243-52. View in: PubMed

Deciphering the structure and function of Als2cr4 in the mouse retina. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Sep; 51(9):4407-15. View in: PubMed

Visual Arrestin 1 acts as a modulator for N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor in the photoreceptor synapse. J Neurosci. 2010 Jul 14; 30(28):9381-91. View in: PubMed

Visual Arrestin 1 contributes to cone photoreceptor survival and light adaptation. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 May; 51(5):2372-80. View in: PubMed

Taurine deficiency damages photoreceptors and retinal ganglion cells in vigabatrin-treated neonatal rats. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2010 Apr; 43(4):414-21. View in: PubMed

Maximizing functional photoreceptor differentiation from adult human retinal stem cells. Stem Cells. 2010 Mar 31; 28(3):489-500. View in: PubMed

Effect of g protein-coupled receptor kinase 1 (Grk1) overexpression on rod photoreceptor cell viability. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Mar; 51(3):1728-37. View in: PubMed

Taurine deficiency is a cause of vigabatrin-induced retinal phototoxicity. Ann Neurol. 2009 Jan; 65(1):98-107. View in: PubMed

Mouse cones require an arrestin for normal inactivation of phototransduction. Neuron. 2008 Aug 14; 59(3):462-74. View in: PubMed

Treatment of epilepsy: the GABA-transaminase inhibitor, vigabatrin, induces neuronal plasticity in the mouse retina. Eur J Neurosci. 2008 Apr; 27(8):2177-87. View in: PubMed

Functional comparisons of visual arrestins in rod photoreceptors of transgenic mice. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 May; 48(5):1968-75. View in: PubMed

Light-driven cone arrestin translocation in cones of postnatal guanylate cyclase-1 knockout mouse retina treated with AAV-GC1. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Sep; 47(9):3745-53. View in: PubMed

Photoreceptor organization and rhythmic phagocytosis in the nile rat Arvicanthis ansorgei: a novel diurnal rodent model for the study of cone pathophysiology. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Jul; 47(7):3109-18. View in: PubMed

Slowed photoresponse recovery and age-related degeneration in cones lacking G protein-coupled receptor kinase 1. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2006; 572:133-9. View in: PubMed

Carboxypeptidase E is required for normal synaptic transmission from photoreceptors to the inner retina. J Neurochem. 2005 Dec; 95(5):1351-62. View in: PubMed

Photoreceptors of Nrl -/- mice coexpress functional S- and M-cone opsins having distinct inactivation mechanisms. J Gen Physiol. 2005 Mar; 125(3):287-304. View in: PubMed

Deciphering the contribution of known cis-elements in the mouse cone arrestin gene to its cone-specific expression. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Nov; 45(11):3877-84. View in: PubMed

Nanosecond pulsed electric fields perturb membrane phospholipids in T lymphoblasts. FEBS Lett. 2004 Aug 13; 572(1-3):103-8. View in: PubMed

Limited macular translocation: a clinicopathologic case report. Ophthalmology. 2004 Jun; 111(6):1209-14. View in: PubMed

Nanoelectropulse-induced phosphatidylserine translocation. Biophys J. 2004 Jun; 86(6):4040-8. View in: PubMed

Rb regulates proliferation and rod photoreceptor development in the mouse retina. Nat Genet. 2004 Apr; 36(4):351-60. View in: PubMed

Transgenic mice expressing Cre-recombinase specifically in M- or S-cone photoreceptors. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2004 Jan; 45(1):42-7. View in: PubMed

Calcium bursts induced by nanosecond electric pulses. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2003 Oct 17; 310(2):286-95. View in: PubMed

GRK1-dependent phosphorylation of S and M opsins and their binding to cone arrestin during cone phototransduction in the mouse retina. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 9; 23(14):6152-60. View in: PubMed

GRK1-dependent phosphorylation of S and M opsins and their binding to cone arrestin during cone phototransduction in the mouse retina. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 09; 23(14):6152-60. View in: PubMed

Light-dependent redistribution of visual arrestins and transducin subunits in mice with defective phototransduction. Mol Vis. 2003 Jun 9; 9:231-7. View in: PubMed

Light-dependent redistribution of visual arrestins and transducin subunits in mice with defective phototransduction. Mol Vis. 2003 Jun 09; 9:231-7. View in: PubMed

Gene expression networks underlying retinoic acid-induced differentiation of human retinoblastoma cells. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2003 Mar; 44(3):996-1007. View in: PubMed

Functional studies of AIPL1: potential role of AIPL1 in cell cycle exit and/or differentiation of photoreceptors. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003; 533:287-95. View in: PubMed

Melatonin enhances retinoic acid induction of cone arrestin gene expression in retinoblastoma cells. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2003; 533:361-8. View in: PubMed

Mouse cone arrestin expression pattern: light induced translocation in cone photoreceptors. Mol Vis. 2002 Dec 11; 8:462-71. View in: PubMed

Light-driven translocation of the protein phosphatase 2A complex regulates light/dark dephosphorylation of phosducin and rhodopsin. Biochemistry. 2002 Nov 19; 41(46):13526-38. View in: PubMed

The inherited blindness associated protein AIPL1 interacts with the cell cycle regulator protein NUB1. Hum Mol Genet. 2002 Oct 15; 11(22):2723-33. View in: PubMed

Developmental expression of beta-catenin in mouse retina. Anat Sci Int. 2002 Sep; 77(3):182-8. View in: PubMed

Mouse cone arrestin gene characterization: promoter targets expression to cone photoreceptors. FEBS Lett. 2002 Jul 31; 524(1-3):116-22. View in: PubMed

Retinoic acid upregulates cone arrestin expression in retinoblastoma cells through a Cis element in the distal promoter region. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2002 May; 43(5):1375-83. View in: PubMed

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