CRY-1
(= cryptochrome-1)
Blue-light receptor from Arabidopsis. A flavoprotein coded by Hy4, a gene that is part of a small family that also encodes CRY-2, another blue-light photoreceptor. Mutants lacking both CRY-1 and CRY-2 are deficient in phototropism.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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