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    Henry Kwock Fong, PhD

    TitleAssociate Professor of Ophthalmology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressMMR 322 1333 San Pablo Street
    Off Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033
    Phone+1 323 442 6675
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      University of Hawaii, ManoaBS1976
      University of California, San DiegoPhD1983
      California Institute of TechnologyPostdoctoral Fellowship1988

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      1. Kochounian H, Zhang Z, Spee C, Hinton DR, Fong H. Targeting of exon VI-skipping human RGR-opsin to the plasma membrane of pigment epithelium and co-localization with terminal complement complex C5b-9. Mol Vis. 2016; 22:213-23. PMID: 27011730; PMCID: PMC4783578.
      2. Kochounian H, Johnson LV, Fong H. Accumulation of extracellular RGR-d in Bruch's membrane and close association with drusen at intercapillary regions. Exp Eye Res. 2009 Jun; 88(6):1129-36. PMID: 19450444; PMCID: PMC2763577.
      3. Lin MY, Kochounian H, Moore RE, Lee TD, Rao N, Fong H. Deposition of exon-skipping splice isoform of human retinal G protein-coupled receptor from retinal pigment epithelium into Bruch's membrane. Mol Vis. 2007 Jul 19; 13:1203-14. PMID: 17679941.
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      4. Fong H, Lin MY, Pandey S. Exon-skipping variant of RGR opsin in human retina and pigment epithelium. Exp Eye Res. 2006 Jul; 83(1):133-40. PMID: 16530760.
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      5. Van Hooser JP, Liang Y, Maeda T, Kuksa V, Jang GF, He YG, Rieke F, Fong H, Detwiler PB, Palczewski K. Recovery of visual functions in a mouse model of Leber congenital amaurosis. J Biol Chem. 2002 May 24; 277(21):19173-82. PMID: 11897783; PMCID: PMC1470660.
      6. Yang M, Fong H. Synthesis of the all-trans-retinal chromophore of retinal G protein-coupled receptor opsin in cultured pigment epithelial cells. J Biol Chem. 2002 Feb 01; 277(5):3318-24. PMID: 11723126.
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      7. Chen P, Hao W, Rife L, Wang XP, Shen D, Chen J, Ogden T, Van Boemel GB, Wu L, Yang M, Fong H. A photic visual cycle of rhodopsin regeneration is dependent on Rgr. Nat Genet. 2001 Jul; 28(3):256-60. PMID: 11431696.
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      8. Chen P, Lee TD, Fong H. Interaction of 11-cis-retinol dehydrogenase with the chromophore of retinal g protein-coupled receptor opsin. J Biol Chem. 2001 Jun 15; 276(24):21098-104. PMID: 11274198.
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      9. Paine ML, Zhu DH, Luo W, Bringas P, Goldberg M, White SN, Lei YP, Sarikaya M, Fong H, Snead ML. Enamel biomineralization defects result from alterations to amelogenin self-assembly. J Struct Biol. 2000 Dec; 132(3):191-200. PMID: 11243888.
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      10. Yang M, Wang XG, Stout JT, Chen P, Hjelmeland LM, Appukuttan B, Fong H. Expression of a recombinant human RGR opsin in Lentivirus-transduced cultured cells. Mol Vis. 2000 Nov 18; 6:237-42. PMID: 11086144.
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      11. Hao W, Chen P, Fong H. Analysis of chromophore of RGR: retinal G-protein-coupled receptor from pigment epithelium. Methods Enzymol. 2000; 316:413-22. PMID: 10800691.
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      12. Hao W, Fong H. The endogenous chromophore of retinal G protein-coupled receptor opsin from the pigment epithelium. J Biol Chem. 1999 Mar 05; 274(10):6085-90. PMID: 10037690.
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      13. Tao L, Shen D, Pandey S, Hao W, Rich KA, Fong H. Structure and developmental expression of the mouse RGR opsin gene. Mol Vis. 1998 Dec 02; 4:25. PMID: 9841934.
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      14. Chen XN, Korenberg JR, Jiang M, Shen D, Fong H. Localization of the human RGR opsin gene to chromosome 10q23. Hum Genet. 1996 Jun; 97(6):720-2. PMID: 8641686.
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      15. Hao W, Fong H. Blue and ultraviolet light-absorbing opsin from the retinal pigment epithelium. Biochemistry. 1996 May 21; 35(20):6251-6. PMID: 8639565.
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      16. Jiang M, Shen D, Tao L, Pandey S, Heller K, Fong H. Alternative splicing in human retinal mRNA transcripts of an opsin-related protein. Exp Eye Res. 1995 Apr; 60(4):401-6. PMID: 7789419.
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      17. Shen D, Jiang M, Hao W, Tao L, Salazar M, Fong H. A human opsin-related gene that encodes a retinaldehyde-binding protein. Biochemistry. 1994 Nov 08; 33(44):13117-25. PMID: 7947717.
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      18. Pandey S, Blanks JC, Spee C, Jiang M, Fong H. Cytoplasmic retinal localization of an evolutionary homolog of the visual pigments. Exp Eye Res. 1994 May; 58(5):605-13. PMID: 7925698.
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      19. Jiang M, Pandey S, Fong H. An opsin homologue in the retina and pigment epithelium. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 1993 Dec; 34(13):3669-78. PMID: 8258527.
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      20. Tao L, Pandey S, Simon MI, Fong H. Structure of the bovine transducin gamma subunit gene and analysis of promoter function in transgenic mice. Exp Eye Res. 1993 Apr; 56(4):497-507. PMID: 8500562.
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      21. Jiang M, Pandey S, Tran VT, Fong H. Guanine nucleotide-binding regulatory proteins in retinal pigment epithelial cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1991 May 01; 88(9):3907-11. PMID: 1902575; PMCID: PMC51562.
      22. Hinton DR, Blanks JC, Fong H, Casey PJ, Hildebrandt E, Simons MI. Novel localization of a G protein, Gz-alpha, in neurons of brain and retina. J Neurosci. 1990 Aug; 10(8):2763-70. PMID: 2117645.
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