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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  1. Optogenetic Control of Endoplasmic Reticulum-Mitochondria Tethering. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  2. Dynamic Blue Light-Inducible T7 RNA Polymerases (Opto-T7RNAPs) for Precise Spatiotemporal Gene Expression Control. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  3. CRISPR-Cas9-based photoactivatable transcription systems to induce neuronal differentiation. Nat Methods, 2017
  4. Blue Light Switchable Bacterial Adhesion as a Key Step toward the Design of Biofilms. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  5. Assembly Domain-Based Optogenetic System for the Efficient Control of Cellular Signaling. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  6. Engineered Photoactivatable Genetic Switches Based on the Bacterium Phage T7 RNA Polymerase. ACS Synth Biol, 2016
  7. Optical manipulation of the alpha subunits of heterotrimeric G proteins using photoswitchable dimerization systems. Sci Rep, 2016
  8. A photoactivatable Cre-loxP recombination system for optogenetic genome engineering. Nat Chem Biol, 2016
  9. Photoactivatable CRISPR-Cas9 for optogenetic genome editing. Nat Biotechnol, 2015
  10. Engineered pairs of distinct photoswitches for optogenetic control of cellular proteins. Nat Commun, 2015