Gene Symbol: LOC103465549
Description: blue-sensitive opsin-like
Alias: Opn1sw2-A, SWS2A, blue-sensitive opsin-like, SWS2-A opsin, SWS2A opsin, short-wavelength sensitive opsin type 2A
Species: guppy

Top Publications

  1. Laver C, Taylor J. RT-qPCR reveals opsin gene upregulation associated with age and sex in guppies (Poecilia reticulata) - a species with color-based sexual selection and 11 visual-opsin genes. BMC Evol Biol. 2011;11:81 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, by comparing our RT-qPCR data to MSP data, we were able to propose the first opsin-to-?max assignments for all photoreceptor types in the cone mosaic...
  2. Kawamura S, Kasagi S, Kasai D, Tezuka A, Shoji A, Takahashi A, et al. Spectral sensitivity of guppy visual pigments reconstituted in vitro to resolve association of opsins with cone cell types. Vision Res. 2016;127:67-73 pubmed publisher
    ..These results reveal the basis of variability in the guppy visual system and provide insight into the behavior and ecology of these tropical fishes. ..