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TABLE I

Characteristics of Dark-adapted Mouse Rods with and without Phosducin


Dark current
Time to peak
τrec
Integration time
Elementary amplitude
Normalized flash sensitivity
Io
 pA ms ms ms pA photons1μm2 photons/μm2 
WT 13.9 ± 0.6 (27) 110 ± 5 (24) 196 ± 11 (24) 247 ± 13 (24) 0.64 ± 0.08 (19) 0.0127 ± 0.0009 (24) 58.9 ± 4.5 (19) 
Pd−/− 13.1 ± 0.5 (30) 93 ± 3 (25) 187 ± 14 (25) 248 ± 22 (26) 0.25 ± 0.01 (17) 0.00854 ± 0.0006 (23) 87.9 ± 6.2 (21) 

Dark current
Time to peak
τrec
Integration time
Elementary amplitude
Normalized flash sensitivity
Io
 pA ms ms ms pA photons1μm2 photons/μm2 
WT 13.9 ± 0.6 (27) 110 ± 5 (24) 196 ± 11 (24) 247 ± 13 (24) 0.64 ± 0.08 (19) 0.0127 ± 0.0009 (24) 58.9 ± 4.5 (19) 
Pd−/− 13.1 ± 0.5 (30) 93 ± 3 (25) 187 ± 14 (25) 248 ± 22 (26) 0.25 ± 0.01 (17) 0.00854 ± 0.0006 (23) 87.9 ± 6.2 (21) 

Normalized flash sensitivity was determined as the peak amplitude of dim flash response amplitude, normalized by the dark current and divided by the flash strength. Io is the flash strength that elicited a half-maximal response.

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