LOC407755

Summary

Gene Symbol: LOC407755
Description: parapinopsin
Species: western clawed frog

Top Publications

  1. doi Vertebrate ancient-long opsin has molecular properties intermediate between those of vertebrate and invertebrate visual pigments
    Keita Sato
    Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biochemistry 50:10484-90. 2011
  2. pmc Bistable UV pigment in the lamprey pineal
    Mitsumasa 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

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi Vertebrate ancient-long opsin has molecular properties intermediate between those of vertebrate and invertebrate visual pigments
    Keita Sato
    Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8502, Japan
    Biochemistry 50:10484-90. 2011
    ..Thus, the molecular properties of VA/VAL opsin give insights into the mechanism of conversion of the molecular properties from invertebrate to vertebrate visual pigments...
  2. pmc Bistable UV pigment in the lamprey pineal
    Mitsumasa 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...