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  • n  retinal protein formed by the action of light on rhodopsin

  • The rhodopsin divides into retinene and opsin.
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    In a study appearing online this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences , a Japanese team describes findings from a genome sequencing study focused on the Pacific bluefin tuna, Thunnus orientalis . An analysis of the genome revealed more than 26,400 predicted protein-coding genes, including genes coding for rhodopsin and opsin pigments poised to pick up blue, green, red, and ...
    June 18, 2013 - GenomeWeb News

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