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 seconds
Reversion time tens of minutes
Crystal structure of the PtAU1-LOV homodimer (PDB ID: 5A8B)

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  1. Spatiotemporal Control of Inflammatory Lytic Cell Death Through Optogenetic Induction of RIPK3 Oligomerization. J Mol Biol, 2024
  2. Controlling protein stability with SULI, a highly sensitive tag for stabilization upon light induction. Nat Commun, 2023
  3. A Light-Oxygen-Voltage Receptor Integrates Light and Temperature. J Mol Biol, 2021
  4. Photobiologically Directed Assembly of Gold Nanoparticles. Adv Biol, 2020
  5. An optogenetic tool for induced protein stabilization based on the Phaeodactylum tricornutum aureochrome 1a LOV domain. J Mol Biol, 2020