Davies et al., 2015 - An extended family of novel vertebrate photopigments is widely expressed and displays a diversity of function. Genome research   25(11):1666-79 Full text @ Genome Res.
42 Genes / Markers
Marker Type Symbol Name
Gene exorh extra-ocular rhodopsin
Gene opn1lw1 opsin 1 (cone pigments), long-wave-sensitive, 1
Gene opn1lw2 opsin 1 (cone pigments), long-wave-sensitive, 2
Gene opn1mw1 opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave-sensitive, 1
Gene opn1mw2 opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave-sensitive, 2
Gene opn1mw3 opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave-sensitive, 3
Gene opn1mw4 opsin 1 (cone pigments), medium-wave-sensitive, 4
Gene opn1sw1 opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive 1
Gene opn1sw2 opsin 1 (cone pigments), short-wave-sensitive 2
Gene opn3 opsin 3
Gene opn4.1 opsin 4.1
Gene opn4a opsin 4a (melanopsin)
Gene opn4b opsin 4b
Gene opn4xa opsin 4xa
Gene opn4xb opsin 4xb
Gene opn5 opsin 5
Gene opn6a opsin 6, group member a
Gene opn6b opsin 6, group member b
Gene opn7a opsin 7, group member a
Gene opn7b opsin 7, group member b
Gene opn7c opsin 7, group member c
Gene opn7d opsin 7, group member d
Gene opn8a opsin 8, group member a
Gene opn8b opsin 8, group member b
Gene opn8c opsin 8, group member c
Gene opn9 opsin 9
Gene parapinopsina parapinopsin a
Gene parapinopsinb parapinopsin b
Gene parietopsin parietopsin
Gene rgra retinal G protein coupled receptor a
Gene rgrb retinal G protein coupled receptor b
Gene rho rhodopsin
Gene rhol rhodopsin, like
Gene rrh retinal pigment epithelium-derived rhodopsin homolog
Gene tmtops2a teleost multiple tissue opsin 2a
Gene tmtops2b teleost multiple tissue opsin 2b
Gene tmtops3a teleost multiple tissue opsin 3a
Gene tmtops3b teleost multiple tissue opsin 3b
Gene tmtopsa teleost multiple tissue opsin a
Gene tmtopsb teleost multiple tissue opsin b
Gene valopa vertebrate ancient long opsin a
Gene valopb vertebrate ancient long opsin b