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Contact: Dr. Eran Tauber
et22@leicester.ac.uk
01-162-523-455
University of Leicester

3D Structure of Cryptochrome

Caption: This is a 3D structure of Cryptochrome -- a blue light photoreceptor; a natural variation in a single amino acid shown in green, has impact on behavior and development of fruitflies, and is driven by natural selection.

Credit: University of Leicester

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