Petri Ala-Laurila, Ph.D. - Publications

Biosciences University of Helsinki, Helsingfors, Finland 
Vision, Retinal circuitry, Signal detection / Noise, Phototransduction

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Year Citation  Score
2020 Westö J, Ala-Laurila P. Seeing Beyond Violet: UV Cones Guide High-Resolution Prey-Capture Behavior in Fish. Neuron. 107: 207-209. PMID 32702344 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2020.07.002  0.68
2019 Koskela S, Turunen T, Ala-Laurila P. Mice Reach Higher Visual Sensitivity at Night by Using a More Efficient Behavioral Strategy. Current Biology : Cb. PMID 31866370 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.11.021  0.96
2019 Smeds L, Takeshita D, Turunen T, Tiihonen J, Westö J, Martyniuk N, Seppänen A, Ala-Laurila P. Paradoxical Rules of Spike Train Decoding Revealed at the Sensitivity Limit of Vision. Neuron. PMID 31519460 DOI: 10.1016/j.neuron.2019.08.005  0.96
2017 Takeshita D, Smeds L, Ala-Laurila P. Processing of single-photon responses in the mammalian On and Off retinal pathways at the sensitivity limit of vision. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological Sciences. 372. PMID 28193818 DOI: 10.1098/rstb.2016.0073  0.68
2015 Vartanian GV, Li BY, Chervenak AP, Walch OJ, Pack W, Ala-Laurila P, Wong KY. Melatonin suppression by light in humans is more sensitive than previously reported Journal of Biological Rhythms. 30: 351-354. DOI: 10.1177/0748730415585413  1
2014 Ala-Laurila P, Rieke F. Coincidence detection of single-photon responses in the inner retina at the sensitivity limit of vision. Current Biology : Cb. 24: 2888-98. PMID 25454583 DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2014.10.028  1
2011 Ala-Laurila P, Greschner M, Chichilnisky EJ, Rieke F. Cone photoreceptor contributions to noise and correlations in the retinal output. Nature Neuroscience. 14: 1309-16. PMID 21926983 DOI: 10.1038/nn.2927  1
2011 Luo DG, Yue WW, Ala-Laurila P, Yau KW. Activation of visual pigments by light and heat. Science (New York, N.Y.). 332: 1307-12. PMID 21659602 DOI: 10.1126/science.1200172  1
2009 Estevez ME, Kolesnikov AV, Ala-Laurila P, Crouch RK, Govardovskii VI, Cornwall MC. The 9-methyl group of retinal is essential for rapid Meta II decay and phototransduction quenching in red cones. The Journal of General Physiology. 134: 137-50. PMID 19635855 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200910232  1
2009 Ala-Laurila P, Cornwall MC, Crouch RK, Kono M. The action of 11-cis-retinol on cone opsins and intact cone photoreceptors. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 284: 16492-500. PMID 19386593 DOI: 10.1074/jbc.M109.004697  1
2007 Ala-Laurila P, Donner K, Crouch RK, Cornwall MC. Chromophore switch from 11-cis-dehydroretinal (A2) to 11-cis-retinal (A1) decreases dark noise in salamander red rods. The Journal of Physiology. 585: 57-74. PMID 17884920 DOI: 10.1113/jphysiol.2007.142935  1
2007 Jokela-Määttä M, Smura T, Aaltonen A, Ala-Laurila P, Donner K. Visual pigments of Baltic Sea fishes of marine and limnic origin. Visual Neuroscience. 24: 389-98. PMID 17822578 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523807070459  0.88
2007 Cornwall MC, Ala-Laurila P. A perfect marriage: molecular genetics ties the knot with electrophysiology in studies of visual transduction. The Journal of General Physiology. 130: 7-10. PMID 17591983 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200709832  1
2007 Kolesnikov AV, Ala-Laurila P, Shukolyukov SA, Crouch RK, Wiggert B, Estevez ME, Govardovskii VI, Cornwall MC. Visual cycle and its metabolic support in gecko photoreceptors. Vision Research. 47: 363-74. PMID 17049961 DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2006.08.024  1
2006 Estevez ME, Ala-Laurila P, Crouch RK, Cornwall MC. Turning cones off: the role of the 9-methyl group of retinal in red cones. The Journal of General Physiology. 128: 671-85. PMID 17101818 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200609630  1
2006 Ala-Laurila P, Kolesnikov AV, Crouch RK, Tsina E, Shukolyukov SA, Govardovskii VI, Koutalos Y, Wiggert B, Estevez ME, Cornwall MC. Visual cycle: Dependence of retinol production and removal on photoproduct decay and cell morphology. The Journal of General Physiology. 128: 153-69. PMID 16847097 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200609557  1
2005 Pahlberg J, Lindström M, Ala-Laurila P, Fyhrquist-Vanni N, Koskelainen A, Donner K. The photoactivation energy of the visual pigment in two spectrally different populations of Mysis relicta (Crustacea, Mysida). Journal of Comparative Physiology. a, Neuroethology, Sensory, Neural, and Behavioral Physiology. 191: 837-44. PMID 16010556 DOI: 10.1007/s00359-005-0005-5  0.88
2004 Tsina E, Chen C, Koutalos Y, Ala-Laurila P, Tsacopoulos M, Wiggert B, Crouch RK, Cornwall MC. Physiological and microfluorometric studies of reduction and clearance of retinal in bleached rod photoreceptors. The Journal of General Physiology. 124: 429-43. PMID 15452202 DOI: 10.1085/jgp.200409078  1
2004 Ala-Laurila P, Donner K, Koskelainen A. Thermal activation and photoactivation of visual pigments. Biophysical Journal. 86: 3653-62. PMID 15189862 DOI: 10.1529/biophysj.103.035626  0.88
2004 Ala-Laurila P, Pahlberg J, Koskelainen A, Donner K. On the relation between the photoactivation energy and the absorbance spectrum of visual pigments. Vision Research. 44: 2153-8. PMID 15183682 DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2004.03.031  0.88
2003 Ala-Laurila P, Albert RJ, Saarinen P, Koskelainen A, Donner K. The thermal contribution to photoactivation in A2 visual pigments studied by temperature effects on spectral properties. Visual Neuroscience. 20: 411-9. PMID 14658769 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523803204065  0.88
2002 Ala-Laurila P, Saarinen P, Albert R, Koskelainen A, Donner K. Temperature effects on spectral properties of red and green rods in toad retina. Visual Neuroscience. 19: 781-92. PMID 12688672 DOI: 10.1017/S0952523802196088  0.88
2000 Koskelainen A, Ala-Laurila P, Fyhrquist N, Donner K. Measurement of thermal contribution to photoreceptor sensitivity. Nature. 403: 220-3. PMID 10646610 DOI: 10.1038/35003242  0.88
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