OPN1SW - Short-wave-sensitive opsin 1 - human protein (Function)
 
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OPN1SW »  Short-wave-sensitive opsin 1
 
Protein also known as:  Blue cone photoreceptor pigment.
Gene name:  OPN1SW
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Visual pigments are the light-absorbing molecules that mediate vision. They consist of an apoprotein, opsin, covalently linked to cis-retinal.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
G-protein coupled receptor activitydefinition[GO:0004930]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Photoreceptor activitydefinition[GO:0009881]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Receptor activitydefinition[GO:0004872]  
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  • TASPINC
GO biological process 
Phototransductiondefinition[GO:0007602]  
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  • TASPINC
Protein-chromophore linkagedefinition[GO:0018298]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Signal transductiondefinition[GO:0007165]  
1
  • TASPINC
Visual perceptiondefinition[GO:0007601]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Disease  REACT_116125  
Signal Transduction  REACT_111102  
 

Biophysicochemical properties

Absorption
Abs(max) 420 nm

Keywords

Biological process 
Sensory transduction  definition   [KW-0716]
Vision  definition   [KW-0844]
Molecular function 
G-protein coupled receptor  definition   [KW-0297]
Photoreceptor protein  definition   [KW-0600]
Receptor  definition   [KW-0675]
Retinal protein  definition   [KW-0681]
Transducer  definition   [KW-0807]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: OPN1SW
GenomeRNAi: 611
PRO: PR:P03999