King-Wai Yau

Professor

1976 …2020

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Research Output

A cGMP-gated cation channel and phototransduction in depolarizing photoreceptors of the lizard parietal eye

Finn, J. T., Xiong, W. H., Solessio, E. C. & Yau, K. W., May 1 1998, In : Vision Research. 38, 10, p. 1353-1357 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

A cGMP-gated cation channel in depolarizing photoreceptors of the lizard parietal eye

Finn, J. T., Solessio, E. C. & Yau, K. W., Feb 27 1997, In : Nature. 385, 6619, p. 815-819 5 p.

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Activation of visual pigments by light and heat

Luo, D. G., Yue, W. W. S., Ala-Laurila, P. & Yau, K. W., Jun 10 2011, In : Science. 332, 6035, p. 1307-1312 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adaptation to steady light by intrinsically photosensitive retinal ganglion cells

Do, M. T. H. & Yau, K. W., Apr 30 2013, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 18, p. 7470-7475 6 p.

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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

An unusual cGMP pathway underlying depolarizing light response of the vertebrate parietal-eye photoreceptor

Xiong, W. H., Solessio, E. C. & Yau, K-W., 1998, In : Molecular Cell. 1, 5, p. 359-365 7 p.

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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.

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Breaking the covalent bond - A pigment property that contributes to desensitization in cones

Kefalov, V. J., Estevez, M. E., Kono, M., Goletz, P. W., Crouch, R. K., Cornwall, M. C. & Yau, K. W., Jun 16 2005, In : Neuron. 46, 6, p. 879-890 12 p.

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Ca2+-activated Cl- current from human bestrophin-4 in excised membrane patches

Tsunenari, T., Nathans, J. & Yau, K. W., Jun 1 2006, In : Journal of General Physiology. 127, 6, p. 749-754 6 p.

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Ca2+-activated Cl current predominates in threshold response of mouse olfactory receptor neurons

Li, R. C., Lin, C. C., Ren, X., Wu, J. S., Molday, L. L., Molday, R. S. & Yau, K. W., May 22 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 21, p. 5570-5575 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ca2+ modulation of the cGMP‐gated channel of bullfrog retinal rod photoreceptors.

Nakatani, K., Koutalos, Y. & Yau, K. W., Apr 1 1995, In : The Journal of physiology. 484, 1, p. 69-76 8 p.

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Calcium and light adaptation in retinal photoreceptors

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

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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.

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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.

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Calcium and phototransduction

Nakatani, K., Chen, C., Yau, K. W. & Koutalos, Y., Dec 1 2002, In : Advances in experimental medicine and biology. 514, p. 1-20 20 p.

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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

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.

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Open Access

Calmodulin permanently associates with rat olfactory CNG channels under native conditions

Bradley, J., Bönigk, W., Yau, K. W. & Frings, S., Jul 1 2004, In : Nature neuroscience. 7, 7, p. 705-710 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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.

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Cell-autonomous light sensitivity via Opsin3 regulates fuel utilization in brown adipocytes

Sato, M., Tsuji, T., Yang, K., Ren, X., Dreyfuss, J. M., Huang, T. L., Wang, C. H., Shamsi, F., Leiria, L. O., Lynes, M. D., Yau, K. W. & Tseng, Y. H., Jan 1 2020, In : PLoS biology. 18, 2, e3000630.

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Open Access

Cell signaling: Elementary response of olfactory receptor neurons to odorants

Bhandawat, V., Reisert, J. & Yau, K. W., Jun 24 2005, In : Science. 308, 5730, p. 1931-1934 4 p.

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Central projections of melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells in the mouse

Hattar, S., Kumar, M., Park, A., Tong, P., Tung, J., Yau, K. W. & Berson, D. M., Jul 20 2006, In : Journal of Comparative Neurology. 497, 3, p. 326-349 24 p.

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Central role of the CNGA4 channel subunit in Ca2+-calmodulin-dependent odor adaptation

Munger, S. D., Lane, A. P., Zhong, H., Leinders-Zufall, T., Yau, K. W., Zufall, F. & Reed, R. R., Dec 7 2001, In : Science. 294, 5549, p. 2172-2175 4 p.

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Characterization of guanylate cyclase activity in single retinal rod outer segments

Koutalos, Y., Nakatani, K., Tamura, T. & Yau, K. W., Nov 1 1995, In : Journal of General Physiology. 106, 5, p. 863-890 28 p.

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Characterization of guanylyl cyclase and phosphodiesterase activities in single rod outer segments

Koutalos, Y. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 2000, In : Methods in enzymology. 315, p. 742-752 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

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.

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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

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

Cyclic GMP diffusion coefficient in rod photoreceptor outer segments

Koutalos, Y., Nakatani, K. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Biophysical journal. 68, 1, p. 373-382 10 p.

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Open Access

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.

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Cyclic-Nucleotide- and HCN-Channel-Mediated Phototransduction in Intrinsically Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cells

Jiang, Z., Yue, W. W. S., Chen, L., Sheng, Y. & Yau, K-W., Oct 18 2018, In : Cell. 175, 3, p. 652-664 13 p.

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Open Access

Cyclic nucleotide-gated ion channels: An extended family with diverse functions

Finn, J. T., Grunwald, M. E. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1996, In : Annual review of physiology. 58, p. 395-426 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Deletion of GRK1 causes retina degeneration through a transducin- independent mechanism

Fan, J., Sakurai, K., Chen, C. K., Rohrer, B., Wu, B. X., Yau, K. W., Kefalov, V. & Crouch, R. K., Feb 17 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 30, 7, p. 2496-2503 8 p.

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Determining consequences of retinal membrane guanylyl cyclase (RetGC1) deficiency in human leber congenital amaurosis en route to therapy: Residual cone-photoreceptor vision correlates with biochemical properties of the mutants

Jacobson, S. G., Cideciyan, A. V., Peshenko, I. V., Sumaroka, A., Olshevskaya, E. V., Cao, L., Schwartz, S. B., Roman, A. J., Olivares, M. B., Sadigh, S., Yau, K. W., Heon, E., Stone, E. M. & Dizhoor, A. M., Jan 1 2013, In : Human molecular genetics. 22, 1, p. 168-183 16 p., dds421.

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Diffusion coefficient of the cyclic GMP analog 8-(fluoresceinyl)thioguanosine 3',5' cyclic monophosphate in the salamander rod outer segment

Koutalos, Y., Brown, R. L., Karpen, J. W. & Yau, K. W., Jan 1 1995, In : Biophysical journal. 69, 5, p. 2163-2167 5 p.

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Open Access

Dimerization of visual pigments in vivo

Zhang, T., Cao, L. H., Kumar, S., Enemchukwu, N. O., Zhang, N., Lambert, A., Zhao, X., Jones, A., Wang, S., Dennis, E. M., Fnu, A., Ham, S., Rainier, J., Yau, K-W. & Fu, Y., Aug 9 2016, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 113, 32, p. 9093-9098 6 p.

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Diminished pupillary light reflex at high irradiances in melanopsin-knockout mice

Lucas, R. J., Hattar, S., Takao, M., Berson, D. M., Foster, R. G. & Yau, K. W., Jan 10 2003, In : Science. 299, 5604, p. 245-247 3 p.

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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.

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Disruption of a retinal guanylyl cyclase gene leads to cone-specific dystrophy and paradoxical rod behavior

Yang, R. B., Robinson, S. W., Xiong, W. H., Yau, K. W., Birch, D. G. & Garbers, D. L., Jul 15 1999, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 19, 14, p. 5889-5897 9 p.

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Distribution of glutamate receptor subtypes in the vertebrate retina

Peng, Y. W., Blackstone, C. D., Huganir, R. L. & Yau, K. W., May 1995, In : Neuroscience. 66, 2, p. 483-497 15 p.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Elementary response triggered by transducin in retinal rods

Yue, W. W. S., Silverman, D., Ren, X., Frederiksen, R., Sakai, K., Yamashita, T., Shichida, Y., Cornwall, M. C., Chen, J. & Yau, K-W., Jan 1 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 11, p. 5144-5153 10 p.

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Erratum: Deletion of GRK1 Causes Retina Degeneration through a Transducin-Independent Mechanism (J. Neurosci. (2010) 30:14 (2496-2503))

Fan, J., Sakurai, K., Chen, C. K., Rohrer, B., Wu, B. X., Yau, K. W., Kefalov, V. & Crouch, R. K., Apr 7 2010, In : Journal of Neuroscience. 30, 14

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

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.

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Farnesylation of retinal transducin underlies its translocation during light adaptation

Kassai, H., Aiba, A., Nakao, K., Nakamura, K., Katsuki, M., Xiong, W. H., Yau, K. W., Imai, H., Shichida, Y., Satomi, Y., Takao, T., Okano, T. & Fukada, Y., Aug 18 2005, In : Neuron. 47, 4, p. 529-539 11 p.

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Functional co-assembly among subunits of cyclic-nucleotide-activated, nonselective cation channels, and across species from nematode to human

Finn, J. T., Krautwurst, D., Schroeder, J. E., Chen, T. Y., Reed, R. R. & Yau, K. W., Mar 1998, In : Biophysical journal. 74, 3, p. 1333-1345 13 p.

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Open Access