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M M Rodrigues, J Hackett, R Gaskins, B Wiggert, L Lee, M Redmond, G J Chader; Interphotoreceptor retinoid-binding protein in retinal rod cells and pineal gland.. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1986;27(5):844-850.
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Immunoelectron microscopic staining demonstrates Interphotoreceptor Retinoid-Binding Protein (IRBP) in monkey rod cell cytoplasm with virtually none in cone cells. The pineal also contains significant amounts of IRBP demonstrating a similarity of pinealocytes to rod but not cone photoreceptors.
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