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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