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CRRD ID: 10054143
Species: Homo sapiens
CRRD Object: Gene
Symbol: OPN1MW3
Name: opsin 1, medium wave sensitive 3
Acc ID: GO:0008020
Term: G protein-coupled photoreceptor activity
Definition: Combining with incidental electromagnetic radiation, particularly visible light, and transmitting the signal across the membrane by activating an associated G-protein; promotes the exchange of GDP for GTP on the alpha subunit of a heterotrimeric G-protein complex.
Definition Source(s): GOC:bf, GOC:dph, ISBN:0198506732
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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