Photoreceptor Cph1
Binding partner /
Cofactor PCB
Source organism Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803
Mode of action homodimerization
Excitation wavelength 660 nm
Reversion wavelength 740 nm
Excitation time milliseconds
Reversion time milliseconds
Crystal structure of Cph1, Pr state. (PDB ID: 2VEA)

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  1. Re-engineering the two-component systems as light-regulated in Escherichia coli. J Biosci, 2017
  2. Engineering RGB color vision into Escherichia coli. Nat Chem Biol, 2017
  3. A photoconversion model for full spectral programming and multiplexing of optogenetic systems. Mol Syst Biol, 2017
  4. A Phytochrome Sensory Domain Permits Receptor Activation by Red Light. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl, 2016
  5. Refactoring and optimization of light-switchable Escherichia coli two-component systems. ACS Synth Biol, 2014
  6. Multichromatic control of gene expression in Escherichia coli. J Mol Biol, 2010
  7. Synthetic biology: engineering Escherichia coli to see light. Nature, 2005