Gene Symbol: LOC407755
Species: western clawed frog
- Bistable UV pigment in the lamprey pinealMitsumasa Koyanagi
Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University and Core Research for Evolutional Science and Technology CREST, Japan Science and Technology Corporation, Kyoto 606 8502 Japan
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:6687-91. 2004..Furthermore, we isolated the parapinopsin homologues from fish and frog pineal complexes that exhibit UV sensitivity, suggesting that parapinopsin is a common molecular basis for pineal UV reception in the vertebrate...