parietopsin

Summary

Gene Symbol: parietopsin
Description: parietopsin
Alias: si:ch211-68a17.4, uncharacterized protein LOC796632, opsin-VA-like
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Sakai K, Imamoto Y, Su C, Tsukamoto H, Yamashita T, Terakita A, et al. Photochemical nature of parietopsin. Biochemistry. 2012;51:1933-41 pubmed publisher
    b>Parietopsin is a nonvisual green light-sensitive opsin closely related to vertebrate visual opsins and was originally identified in lizard parietal eye photoreceptor cells...
  2. 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. ..
  3. 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
    ..Current findings could also provide an opportunity to understand the "color" preference of non-visual photoreception. ..