YtvA

Photoreceptor YtvA
Binding partner /
Cofactor FMN, FAD or RF
Source organism Bacillus subtilis
Mode of action homodimerization
Excitation wavelength 450 nm
Reversion wavelength dark
Excitation time minutes
Reversion time hours
Crystal structure of YtvA, ground state. (PDB ID: 2PR5)

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  1. A light-controlled cell lysis system in bacteria. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol, 2018
  2. Biofilm Lithography enables high-resolution cell patterning via optogenetic adhesin expression. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 2018
  3. Optogenetic Control by Pulsed Illumination. Chembiochem, 2018
  4. Light induced expression of β-glucosidase in Escherichia coli with autolysis of cell. BMC Biotechnol, 2017
  5. Optogenetics Manipulation Enables Prevention of Biofilm Formation of Engineered Pseudomonas aeruginosa on Surfaces. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  6. Engineering RGB color vision into Escherichia coli. Nat Chem Biol, 2017
  7. An extraordinary stringent and sensitive light-switchable gene expression system for bacterial cells. Cell Res, 2016
  8. From dusk till dawn: one-plasmid systems for light-regulated gene expression. J Mol Biol, 2012
  9. Design and signaling mechanism of light-regulated histidine kinases. J Mol Biol, 2008