Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human, Gorilla, Monkey, Marmoset, Dog, Bovine, Elephant, Horse, Rabbit (100%) Gibbon, Mouse (94%) Bat (81%).
Opsins are members of the guanine nucleotide-binding protein (G protein)-coupled receptor superfamily. This opsin gene is expressed in the eye, brain, testes, and spinal cord. This gene belongs to the seven-exon subfamily of mammalian opsin genes that includes peropsin (RRH) and retinal G protein coupled receptor (RGR). Like these other seven-exon opsin genes, this gene may encode a protein with photoisomerase activity. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms.
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Protein Aliases: DJ402H5.1; G-protein coupled receptor 136; G-protein coupled receptor PGR12; GPR136; Neuropsin; OPN5; Opsin 5; Opsin-5; PGR12; TMEM13; Transmembrane protein 13
Gene Aliases: GPR136; GRP136; OPN5; PGR12; TMEM13
UniProt ID: (Human) Q6U736
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 221391