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Table 2 Opsin key residues

From: The round goby genome provides insights into mechanisms that may facilitate biological invasions

Species Ecology Gene Key tuning amino acid site in round goby Max. spectral sensitivity (wavelength) Reference
180 197 277 285 308   
   Bovine rhodopsin equivalent site: 164 181 261 269 292   
Boleophthalmus pectinirostris Terrestrial mudskipper LWS1 A H Y T A 553 nm [28]
LWS2 A H F A A 531 nm
Periophthalmus magnuspinnatus Terrestrial mudskipper LWS1 S H Y T A 560 nm
LWS2 A H F T A 546 nm
Neogobius melanostomus Freshwater temperate rivers and lakes LWS1 S H Y T A 560 nm This study
LWS2 S H F T A 550 nm* This study
  1. *Predicted by the key tuning sites, and Y261F shift of 10 nm; Yokoyama, 2008
  2. Amino acid analysis of key tuning sites in Gobiidae red opsins proteins