Gene Symbol: parapinopsina
Description: parapinopsin a
Alias: pp1, uvpp, parapinopsin a, UV sensitive parapinopsin, parapinopsin-1
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Shiraki T, Kojima D, Fukada Y. Light-induced body color change in developing zebrafish. Photochem Photobiol Sci. 2010;9:1498-504 pubmed publisher
    ..We also discussed the putative role(s) of opsin-type photoreceptive molecules in the light-induced body color change of the larval zebrafish. ..
  2. Koyanagi M, Wada S, Kawano Yamashita E, Hara Y, Kuraku S, Kosaka S, et al. Diversification of non-visual photopigment parapinopsin in spectral sensitivity for diverse pineal functions. BMC Biol. 2015;13:73 pubmed publisher
    ..Spectroscopic analyses of the recombinant pigments of the two teleost parapinopsins PP1 and PP2 revealed that PP1 is a UV-sensitive pigment, similar to lamprey parapinopsin, but PP2 is a blue-sensitive ..
  3. Kawano Yamashita E, Koyanagi M, Wada S, Tsukamoto H, Nagata T, Terakita A. Activation of Transducin by Bistable Pigment Parapinopsin in the Pineal Organ of Lower Vertebrates. PLoS ONE. 2015;10:e0141280 pubmed publisher