Trans-retinal

trans-retinal --> all-trans-retinal

The orange retinaldehyde resulting from the action of light on the rhodopsin of the retina, which converts the 11-cis-retinal component of the rhodopsin to all-trans-retinal plus opsin.

Synonym: trans-retinal, visual yellow.

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