"Cryptochromes" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Flavoproteins that function as circadian rhythm signaling proteins in ANIMALS and as blue-light photoreceptors in PLANTS. They are structurally-related to DNA PHOTOLYASES and it is believed that both classes of proteins may have originated from an earlier protein that played a role in protecting primitive organisms from the cyclical exposure to UV LIGHT.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cryptochromes" by people in Profiles.
JMJD5 links CRY1 function and proteasomal degradation. PLoS Biol. 2018 11; 16(11):e2006145.
Fungal Light Sensing at the Bench and Beyond. Adv Genet. 2016; 96:1-51.
Fungal photobiology: visible light as a signal for stress, space and time. Curr Genet. 2015 Aug; 61(3):275-88.