Gene Symbol: Lop2
Description: long wavelength sensitive opsin 2
Alias: long wavelength sensitive opsin 2
Species: bee

Top Publications

  1. Velarde R, Sauer C, Walden K, Fahrbach S, Robertson H. Pteropsin: a vertebrate-like non-visual opsin expressed in the honey bee brain. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2005;35:1367-77 pubmed publisher
    ..Insect pteropsin might be orthologous to a ciliary opsin recently described from the annelid Platynereis, and therefore represents the presence of this vertebrate-like light-detecting system in insects...