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Opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive
Available structures
PDB Ortholog search: PDBe, RCSB
Symbols OPN1SW ; BCP; BOP; CBT
External IDs OMIM613522 MGI99438 HomoloGene1291 GeneCards: OPN1SW Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 611 12057
Ensembl ENSG00000128617 ENSMUSG00000058831
UniProt P03999 P51491
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001708 NM_007538
RefSeq (protein) NP_001699 NP_031564
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
128.77 – 128.78 Mb
Chr 6:
29.38 – 29.39 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Blue-sensitive opsin is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OPN1SW gene.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ Nathans J, Thomas D, Hogness DS (Apr 1986). "Molecular genetics of human color vision: the genes encoding blue, green, and red pigments". Science 232 (4747): 193–202. doi:10.1126/science.2937147. PMID 2937147. 
  2. ^ Fitzgibbon J, Appukuttan B, Gayther S, Wells D, Delhanty J, Hunt DM (Feb 1994). "Localisation of the human blue cone pigment gene to chromosome band 7q31.3-32". Hum Genet 93 (1): 79–80. doi:10.1007/bf00218919. PMID 8270261. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: OPN1SW opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive (color blindness, tritan)". 

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