OPN3 - Opsin-3 - human protein (Function)
 
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OPN3 »  Opsin-3
 
Protein also known as:  Encephalopsin.
Gene name:  OPN3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
May play a role in encephalic photoreception.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
G-protein coupled photoreceptor activitydefinition[GO:0008020]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
G-protein coupled receptor activitydefinition[GO:0004930]  
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  • TASPINC
Photoreceptor activitydefinition[GO:0009881]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Detection of light stimulusdefinition[GO:0009583]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
Detection of visible lightdefinition[GO:0009584]  
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  • NASGOC
G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0007186]  
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  • TASPINC
Phototransductiondefinition[GO:0007602]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
Protein-chromophore linkagedefinition[GO:0018298]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Regulation of circadian rhythmdefinition[GO:0042752]  
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  • NASUniProtKB
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Signal Transduction  REACT_111102  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Sensory transduction  definition   [KW-0716]
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: OPN3
GenomeRNAi: 23596
PRO: PR:Q9H1Y3