Gene Symbol: parapinopsinb
Description: parapinopsin b
Alias: opsin, pp2, si:busm1-136d19.2, si:dz136d19.2, vispp, parapinopsin b, parapinopsin-2, visible light sensitive parapinopsin
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
    Recent genome projects of various animals have uncovered an unexpectedly large number of opsin genes, which encode protein moieties of photoreceptor molecules, in most animals...