Photoreceptor Dronpa145N
Binding partner /
Cofactor none
Source organism Pectiniidae
Mode of action homotetramerization, dissociation
Excitation wavelength 500 nm
Reversion wavelength 400 nm
Excitation time seconds
Reversion time seconds
Crystal structure of the Dronpa homotetramer, ground state. Note: only wild type structure available at the moment. (PDB ID: 2POX)

Dronpa145N-derived switches:

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  1. Reversible hydrogels with tunable mechanical properties for optically controlling cell migration. Nano Res, 2018
  2. Optically controlled reversible protein hydrogels based on photoswitchable fluorescent protein Dronpa. Chem Commun (Camb), 2017
  3. Optical control of cell signaling by single-chain photoswitchable kinases. Science, 2017
  4. Optical control of protein activity by fluorescent protein domains. Science, 2012