Photoreceptor PtAU1-LOV
Binding partner /
Cofactor FMN or FAD
Source organism Phaeodactylum tricornutum
Mode of action homodimerization
Excitation wavelength 450 nm
Reversion wavelength dark
Excitation time minutes
Reversion time tens of minutes
Crystal structure of the PtAU1-LOV homodimer (PDB ID: 5A8B)

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  1. An optogenetic tool for induced protein stabilization based on the Phaeodactylum tricornutum aureochrome 1a LOV domain. J Mol Biol, 2020