Seems to be implicated in the pathway from retinal rod guanylate cyclase to rhodopsin. May be involved in the inhibition of the phosphorylation of rhodopsin in a calcium-dependent manner. The calcium-bound recoverin prolongs the photoresponse.
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Protein Aliases: 23 kDa photoreceptor cell-specific protein; cancer associated retinopathy antigen; cancer associated retinopathy protein; Cancer-associated retinopathy protein; guanylate cyclase activator; Protein CAR; Recoverin
Gene Aliases: CAR; RCV1; RCVRN; S-modulin