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  • n. Any of a class of photoreceptor flavoproteins that mediate phototropism in higher plants.


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  • "First evidence for phototropin-related blue-light receptors in prokaryotes,"

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  • YtvA, shared the strongest homology with the plant phototropin gene, and began to investigate the question.

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  • Kennis JT, Crosson S, Gauden M, van Stokkum IH, Moffat K, et al. (2003) Primary reactions of the LOV2 domain of phototropin, a plant blue-light photoreceptor.

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