King-Wai Yau

Professor

1976 …2020

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Research Output

1976
1977

Extrasynaptic receptors on cell bodies of neurons in central nervous system of the leech

Sargent, P. B., Yau, K. W. & Nicholls, J. G., Jan 1 1977, In : Journal of neurophysiology. 40, 2, p. 446-452 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light-induced fluctuations in membrane current of single toad rod outer segments

Yau, K. W., Lamb, T. D. & Baylor, D. A., Dec 1 1977, In : Nature. 269, 5623, p. 78-80 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1978

Properties of the membrane current of rod outer segments

Baylor, D. A., Yau, K. W., Lamb, T. D. & Matthews, G., Dec 1 1978, In : Sensory Processes. 2, 4, p. 300-305 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1979

Current fluctuations across single rod outer segments

Yau, K. W., Lamb, T. D., Matthews, G. & Baylor, D. A., 1979, In : Vision Research. 19, 4, p. 387-390 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Responses of retinal rods to single photons.

Baylor, D. A., Lamb, T. D. & Yau, K. W., Mar 1 1979, In : The Journal of physiology. 288, 1, p. 613-634 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The membrane current of single rod outer segments

Lamb, T. D., Baylor, D. A. & Yau, K. W., 1979, In : Vision Research. 19, 4, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The membrane current of single rod outer segments.

Baylor, D. A., Lamb, T. D. & Yau, K. W., Mar 1 1979, In : The Journal of physiology. 288, 1, p. 589-611 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Thermal activation of the visual transduction mechanism in retinal rods [16]

Yau, K. W., Matthews, G. & Baylor, D. A., Dec 1 1979, In : Nature. 279, 5716, p. 806-807 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1980

Spread of activation and desensitisation in rod outer segments [25]

McNaughton, P. A., Yau, K. W. & Lamb, T. D., Dec 1 1980, In : Nature. 283, 5742, p. 85-87 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Two components of electrical dark noise in toad retinal rod outer segments.

Baylor, D. A., Matthews, G. & Yau, K. W., Dec 1 1980, In : The Journal of physiology. 309, 1, p. 591-621 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1981

Effect of ions on the light-sensitive current in retinal rods

Yau, K. W., McNaughton, P. A. & Hodgkin, A. L., Dec 1 1981, In : Nature. 292, 5823, p. 502-505 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spatial spread of activation and background desensitization in toad rod outer segments

Lamb, T. D., McNaughton, P. A. & Yau, K. W., Oct 1 1981, In : The Journal of physiology. 319, 1, p. 463-496 34 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Spread of Excitation and Background Adaptation in the Rod Outer Segment

Yau, K. W., Lamb, T. D. & McNaughton, P. A., Jan 1 1981, In : Current Topics in Membranes and Transport. 15, C, p. 19-31 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1983

Temperature effects on the membrane current of retinal rods of the toad.

Baylor, D. A., Matthews, G. & Yau, K. W., Apr 1 1983, In : The Journal of physiology. 337, 1, p. 723-734 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1984

Cation selectivity of light-sensitive conductance in retinal rods

Yau, K. W. & Nakatani, K., Dec 1 1984, In : Nature. 309, 5966, p. 352-354 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effect of ions on retinal rods from Bufo marinus.

Hodgkin, A. L., McNaughton, P. A., Nunn, B. J. & Yau, K. W., May 1 1984, In : The Journal of physiology. 350, 1, p. 649-680 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electrogenic Na-Ca exchange in retinal rod outer segment

Yau, K. W. & Nakatani, K., Dec 1 1984, In : Nature. 311, 5987, p. 661-663 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1985

Cyclic GMP-sensitive conductance in outer segment membrane of catfish cones

Haynes, L. & Yau, K. W., Dec 1 1985, In : Nature. 317, 6032, p. 61-64 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light-induced reduction of cytoplasmic free calcium in retinal rod outer segment

Yau, K. W. & Nakatani, K., Dec 1 1985, In : Nature. 313, 6003, p. 579-582 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Light-suppressible, cyclic GMP-sensitive conductance in the plasma membrane of a truncated rod outer segment

Yau, K. W. & Nakatani, K., Dec 1 1985, In : Nature. 317, 6034, p. 252-255 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Study of the ionic basis of visual transduction in vertebrate retinal rods.

Yau, K. W. & Nakatani, K., Jan 1 1985, In : Progress in clinical and biological research. 176, p. 21-31 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1986

Single cyclic GMP-activated channel activity in excised patches of rod outer segment membrane

Haynes, L. W., Kay, A. R. & Yau, K. W., Dec 1 1986, In : Nature. 321, 6065, p. 66-70 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Study of the roles of calcium and cyclic GMP in visual transduction

Yau, K. W., Haynes, L. W. & Nakatani, K., 1987, In : Neuroscience Research Supplements. 6, C, p. S45-S53

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1988

Calcium and light adaptation in retinal rods and cones

Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1988, In : Nature. 334, 6177, p. 69-71 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium and magnesium fluxes across the plasma membrane of the toad rod outer segment.

Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1988, In : The Journal of physiology. 395, 1, p. 695-729 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guanosine 3',5'‐cyclic monophosphate‐activated conductance studied in a truncated rod outer segment of the toad.

Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1988, In : The Journal of physiology. 395, 1, p. 731-753 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1989

Cyclic GMP-activated conductance of retinal photoreceptor cells

Yau, K. W. & Baylor, D. A., Jan 1 1989, In : Annual review of neuroscience. 12, p. 289-327 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Light adaptation in cat retinal rods

Tamura, T., Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1989, In : Science. 245, 4919, p. 755-758 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium‐dependent calcium extrusion and sensitivity regulation in retinal cones of the salamander.

Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Feb 1 1989, In : The Journal of physiology. 409, 1, p. 525-548 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1990

Kinetics of the cGMP-activated channel of catfish cones

Haynes, L. W. & Yau, K. W., 1990, In : Neuroscience Research Supplements. 12, C, p. S161-S163

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Primary structure and functional expression of a cyclic nucleotide-activated channel from olfactory neurons

Dhallan, R. S., Yau, K. W., Schrader, K. A. & Reed, R. R., Jan 1 1990, In : Nature. 347, 6289, p. 184-187 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Single‐channel measurement from the cyclic GMP‐activated conductance of catfish retinal cones.

Haynes, L. W. & Yau, K. W., Oct 1 1990, In : The Journal of physiology. 429, 1, p. 451-481 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1991

Calcium and light adaptation in retinal photoreceptors

Yau, K. W., Aug 1991, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 1, 2, p. 252-257 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Calcium feedback and sensitivity regulation in primate rods

Tamura, T., Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jul 1 1991, In : Journal of General Physiology. 98, 1, p. 95-130 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Light adaptation in retinal rods of the rabbit and two other nonprimate mammals

Nakatani, K., Tamura, T. & Yau, K. W., Mar 1 1991, In : Journal of General Physiology. 97, 3, p. 413-435 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Localization of the inositol 1,4,5-trisphosphate receptor in synaptic terminals in the vertebrate retina

Peng, Y. W., Sharp, A. H., Snyder, S. H. & Yau, K. W., Apr 1991, In : Neuron. 6, 4, p. 525-531 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sodium‐Calcium Exchange and Phototransduction in Retinal Photoreceptors

YAU, K. W., NAKATANI, K. & TAMURA, T., Dec 1991, In : Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 639, 1, p. 275-284 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1992

Human rod photoreceptor cGMP-gated channel: Amino acid sequence, gene structure, and functional expression

Dhallan, R. S., Macke, J. P., Eddy, R. L., Shows, T. B., Reed, R. R., Yau, K. W. & Nathans, J., Aug 17 1992, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 12, 8, p. 3248-3256 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Retinal rods and cones have distinct G protein βand γ subunits

Peng, Y. W., Robishaw, J. D., Levine, M. A. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1992, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 89, 22, p. 10882-10886 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1993

A new subunit of the cyclic nucleotide-gated cation channel in retinal rods

Chen, T. Y., Peng, Y. W., Dhallan, R. S., Ahamed, B., Reed, R. R. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1993, In : Nature. 362, 6422, p. 764-767 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A rich complexity emerges in phototransduction

Koutalos, Y. & Yau, K. W., Aug 1993, In : Current Opinion in Neurobiology. 3, 4, p. 513-519 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Co-existence of cationic and chloride components in odorant-induced current of vertebrate olfactory receptor cells

Kurahashi, T. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1993, In : Nature. 363, 6424, p. 71-74 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1994

Calcium-calmodulin modulation of the olfactory cyclic nucleotide-gated cation channel

Liu, M., Chen, T. Y., Ahamed, B., Li, J. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Science. 266, 5189, p. 1348-1354 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Direct modulation by Ca2+-calmodulin of cyclic nucleotide-activated channel of rat olfactory receptor neurons

Chen, T. Y. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1994, In : Nature. 368, 6471, p. 545-548 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Olfactory Transduction: Tale of an unusual chloride current

Kurahashi, T. & Yau, K. W., Mar 1 1994, In : Current Biology. 4, 3, p. 256-258 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle