Photoreceptor OaPAC
Binding partner /
Cofactor FAD or FMN
Source organism Oscillatoria acuminata
Mode of action cAMP production
Excitation wavelength 450 nm
Reversion wavelength dark
Excitation time seconds
Reversion time seconds
Crystal structure of the OaPAC homodimer, photoactivated state. (PDB ID: 5X4U)

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  1. Optogenetic manipulation of neuronal and cardiomyocyte functions in zebrafish using microbial rhodopsins and adenylyl cyclases. Elife, 2023
  2. Structural insight into photoactivation of an adenylate cyclase from a photosynthetic cyanobacterium. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2016