Cheryl Mae Craft

Cheryl Mae Craft

Professor of Ophthalmology and Cell & Neurobiology
1333 San Pablo St. Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Recovery of dopaminergic amacrine cells after strobe light stimulation in the developing rat retina Exp Eye Res. 2023 03; 228:109394. . View in PubMed

Gene Expression of Clusterin, Tissue Inhibitor of Metalloproteinase-1, and Their Receptors in Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells and Müller Glial Cells Is Modulated by Inflammatory Stresses Adv Exp Med Biol. 2023; 1415:215-219. . View in PubMed

An immature, dedifferentiated, and lineage-deconstrained cone precursor origin of N-Myc-initiated retinoblastoma Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2022 07 12; 119(28):e2200721119. . View in PubMed

Assessment of inner retinal oxygen metrics and thickness in a mouse model of inherited retinal degeneration Exp Eye Res. 2021 04; 205:108480. . View in PubMed

Matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1 (TIMP-1) are localized in the nucleus of retinal Müller glial cells and modulated by cytokines and oxidative stress PLoS One. 2021; 16(7):e0253915. . View in PubMed

Clusterin enhances cell survival by suppressing neuronal nitric-oxide synthase expression in the rhodopsin S334ter-line3 retinitis pigmentosa model Brain Res. 2021 10 01; 1768:147575. . View in PubMed

GPR158 in the Visual System: Homeostatic Role in Regulation of Intraocular Pressure J Ocul Pharmacol Ther. 2019 05; 35(4):203-215. . View in PubMed

A Defective Crosstalk Between Neurons and Müller Glial Cells in the rd1 Retina Impairs the Regenerative Potential of Glial Stem Cells Front Cell Neurosci. 2019; 13:334. . View in PubMed

Developmental stage-specific proliferation and retinoblastoma genesis in RB-deficient human but not mouse cone precursors Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2018 10 02; 115(40):E9391-E9400. . View in PubMed

Tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases 1 enhances rod survival in the rd1 mouse retina PLoS One. 2018; 13(5):e0197322. . View in PubMed

Identifying Key Networks Linked to Light-Independent Photoreceptor Degeneration in Visual Arrestin 1 Knockout Mice Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018; 1074:281-287. . View in PubMed

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

Subretinal mononuclear phagocytes induce cone segment loss via IL-1ß Elife. 2016 07 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

Inhibition of Matrix Metalloproteinase 9 Enhances Rod Survival in the S334ter-line3 Retinitis Pigmentosa Model PLoS One. 2016; 11(11):e0167102. . 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

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

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

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 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 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

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

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

Species-specific differences in expression of G-protein-coupled receptor kinase (GRK) 7 and GRK1 in mammalian cone photoreceptor cells: implications for cone cell phototransduction J Neurosci. 2001 Dec 01; 21(23):9175-84. . View in PubMed

Modulation of CRX transactivation activity by phosducin isoforms Mol Cell Biol. 2000 Jul; 20(14):5216-26. . View in PubMed

The carboxyl terminal domain of phosducin functions as a transcriptional activator Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2000 Apr 13; 270(2):504-9. . View in PubMed

Identification of specific histidine residues and the carboxyl terminus are essential for serotonin N-acetyltransferase enzymatic activity Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 2000 Feb 22; 75(2):198-207. . View in PubMed

Hydroxyindole-O-methyltransferase is another target for L-glutamate-evoked inhibition of melatonin synthesis in rat pinealocytes Brain Res. 1999 Dec 11; 850(1-2):73-8. . View in PubMed

Biochemical characterization of recombinant serotonin N-acetyltransferase J Pineal Res. 1999 Aug; 27(1):49-58. . View in PubMed

OTX2 homeodomain protein binds a DNA element necessary for interphotoreceptor retinoid binding protein gene expression Mech Dev. 1999 Apr; 82(1-2):165-9. . View in PubMed

Bovine arylalkylamine N-acetyltransferase activity correlated with mRNA expression in pineal and retina Brain Res Mol Brain Res. 1999 Feb 19; 65(1):44-51. . View in PubMed

PhLPs and PhLOPs in the phosducin family of G beta gamma binding proteins Biochemistry. 1998 Nov 10; 37(45):15758-72. . View in PubMed

Interaction of phosducin and phosducin isoforms with a 26S proteasomal subunit, SUG1 Mol Vis. 1998 Aug 11; 4:13. . View in PubMed

The effects of thyroid hormone level and action in developing brain: are these targets for the actions of polychlorinated biphenyls and dioxins? Toxicol Ind Health. 1998 Jan-Apr; 14(1-2):121-58.. View in PubMed

Circadian regulation of hydroxyindole-O-methyltransferase mRNA levels in rat pineal and retina Brain Res. 1996 Oct 21; 737(1-2):99-109. . View in PubMed

The mammalian pineal expresses the cone but not the rod cyclic GMP phosphodiesterase J Neurochem. 1995 Sep; 65(3):1085-92. . View in PubMed

The arrestin superfamily: cone arrestins are a fourth family FEBS Lett. 1995 Apr 03; 362(2):247-55. . View in PubMed

Identification of circadian gene expression in the rat pineal gland and retina by mRNA differential display Neurosci Lett. 1995 Feb 24; 187(1):69-73. . View in PubMed

Comparison of heterotrimeric protein phosphatase 2A containing different B subunits J Biol Chem. 1994 Aug 05; 269(31):20139-48. . View in PubMed

Presynaptic and postsynaptic effects of neuropeptide Y in the rat pineal gland J Neurochem. 1994 Jun; 62(6):2464-71. . View in PubMed

Cone arrestin identified by targeting expression of a functional family J Biol Chem. 1994 Feb 11; 269(6):4613-9. . View in PubMed

Linkage of photoreceptor degeneration by apoptosis with inherited defect in phototransduction Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1994 Feb; 35(2):358-62. . View in PubMed

Assignment of the phosducin (PDC) gene to human chromosome 1q25-1q321 by somatic cell hybridization and in situ hybridization. Genomics. 1993 Nov; 18(2):426-8. . View in PubMed

NonO, a non-POU-domain-containing, octamer-binding protein, is the mammalian homolog of Drosophila nonAdiss Mol Cell Biol. 1993 Sep; 13(9):5593-603. . View in PubMed

Isolation and characterization of a cDNA for mouse retinal phosducin Exp Eye Res. 1993 Aug; 57(2):253-5. . View in PubMed

Irish setter dogs affected with rod/cone dysplasia contain a nonsense mutation in the rod cGMP phosphodiesterase beta-subunit gene Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 May 01; 90(9):3968-72. . View in PubMed

Molecular cloning and functional expression of 5-HT1E-like rat and human 5-hydroxytryptamine receptor genes Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Mar 15; 90(6):2184-8. . View in PubMed

Localization of mRNA encoding the indolamine synthesizing enzyme, hydroxyindole-O-methyltransferase, in chicken pineal gland and retina by in situ hybridization Neurosci Lett. 1993 Feb 19; 150(2):207-11. . View in PubMed

Photoreceptors of the retina and pinealocytes of the pineal gland share common components of signal transduction Neurochem Res. 1992 Jan; 17(1):81-9. . View in PubMed

Identification of an S-antigen-like molecule in human choroid plexus and cerebrospinal fluid Eye (Lond). 1992; 6 ( Pt 6):594-8. . View in PubMed

Rat pineal gland phosducin: cDNA isolation, nucleotide sequence, and chromosomal assignment in the mouse Genomics. 1991 Jun; 10(2):400-9. . View in PubMed

Differential expression of mRNA and protein encoding retinal and pineal S-antigen during the light/dark cycle J Neurochem. 1990 Nov; 55(5):1461-73. . View in PubMed

Amino acid and cDNA sequence of bovine phosducin, a soluble phosphoprotein from photoreceptor cells J Biol Chem. 1990 Sep 15; 265(26):15867-73. . View in PubMed

Primary and secondary structure of bovine retinal S antigen (48-kDa protein) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1987 Oct; 84(20):6975-9. . View in PubMed

Aldose reductase and p-crystallin belong to the same protein superfamily as aldehyde reductase FEBS Lett. 1987 Aug 10; 220(1):209-13. . View in PubMed

The structure of bovine retinal S-antigen: sequence analysis and identification of monoclonal antibody epitopes and uveitogenic site Jpn J Ophthalmol. 1987; 31(2):197-206. . View in PubMed

S-antigen: identification of the MAbA9-C6 monoclonal antibody binding site and the uveitopathogenic sites Curr Eye Res. 1986 Dec; 5(12):995-1004. . View in PubMed

Pineal melatonin: circadian rhythm and variations during the hibernation cycle in the ground squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis J Exp Zool. 1986 Aug; 239(2):247-54. . View in PubMed

Sequence analysis of bovine retinal S-antigenRelationships with alpha-transducin and G-proteins. FEBS Lett. 1986 Feb 03; 196(1):23-8. . View in PubMed

Hormonal modulation of pineal melatonin synthesis in rats and Syrian hamsters: effects of streptozotocin-induced diabetes and insulin injections Comp Biochem Physiol A Comp Physiol. 1986; 83(2):391-5. . View in PubMed

Hamster and rat pineal gland beta-adrenoceptor characterization with iodocyanopindolol and the effect of decreased catecholamine synthesis on the receptor J Pineal Res. 1985; 2(1):51-66. . View in PubMed

Hormonal modulation of pineal melatonin synthesis in rats and Syrian hamsters: effects of adrenalectomy and corticosteroid implants J Neural Transm. 1985; 64(1):67-79. . View in PubMed

Decreases in pineal melatonin content during the hibernation bout in the golden-mantled group squirrel, Spermophilus lateralis Life Sci. 1984 Oct 01; 35(14):1461-7. . View in PubMed

Derivatives of [3H]serotonin in organ cultures of hamster pineal gland Life Sci. 1984 Apr 30; 34(18):1775-82. . View in PubMed

24-Hour changes in catecholamine synthesis in rat and hamster pineal glands Neuroendocrinology. 1984 Mar; 38(3):193-8. . View in PubMed

Necrotizing arteritis and spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage in Sjögren syndrome Ann Neurol. 1982 Jun; 11(6):632-5. . View in PubMed

Age-associated reduction in nocturnal pineal melatonin levels in female rats Endocrinology. 1981 Oct; 109(4):1295-7. . View in PubMed

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