BphP1/PpsR2

Photoreceptor BphP1
Binding partner PpsR2
Cofactor Biliverdin
Source organism Rhodopseudomonas palustris
Mode of action heterodimerization
Excitation wavelength 760 nm
Reversion wavelength 640 nm (faster), dark (slower)
Excitation time seconds
Reversion time seconds
Crystal structure of a point mutated (C20S) BphP1 photoreceptor, without PpsR2. Note: no wild type structure available at the moment. (PDB ID: 4XTQ)

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  1. Engineering an E. coli Near-Infrared Light Sensor. ACS Synth Biol, 2017
  2. Near-infrared optogenetic pair for protein regulation and spectral multiplexing. Nat Chem Biol, 2017
  3. A bacterial phytochrome-based optogenetic system controllable with near-infrared light. Nat Methods, 2016