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Gene: Opn1sw (opsin 1, short wave sensitive) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Opn1sw
Name: opsin 1, short wave sensitive
CRRD ID: 621033
Description: Predicted to have G protein-coupled photoreceptor activity. Predicted to be involved in G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway; cellular response to UV-A; and phototransduction. Localizes to cell body; photoreceptor outer segment; and terminal bouton. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in blue color blindness. Orthologous to human OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive); PARTICIPATES IN retinoid cycle metabolic pathway; visual phototransduction pathway; INTERACTS WITH ammonium chloride; bisphenol A; fenvalerate.
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: blue cone opsin-like pigment; blue cone photoreceptor pigment; blue-sensitive opsin; BOP; opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive; opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive (color blindness, tritan); s opsin; short wavelength-sensitive cone opsin; short-wave-sensitive opsin 1
Homo sapiens (human) : OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Opn1sw (opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive (color blindness, tritan))  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Opn1sw (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Opn1sw (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Sus scrofa (pig) : OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : OPN1SW (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Opn1sw (opsin 1, short wave sensitive)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.0456,653,840 - 56,656,980 (-)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_6.0 Ensembl456,653,844 - 56,656,980 (-)EnsemblRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.0456,421,001 - 56,424,141 (-)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.4456,256,846 - 56,259,986 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.1456,512,971 - 56,516,112 (-)NCBI
Celera453,085,329 - 53,088,469 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map4q22NCBI
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 621033
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2020-08-20
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.