Magnets

Photoreceptor pMag, nMag
Binding partner /
Cofactor FAD
Source organism Neurospora crassa
Mode of action heterodimerization
Excitation wavelength 450 nm
Reversion wavelength dark
Excitation time seconds
Reversion time seconds to hours (variants available)

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