Decoding of light signals by plant phytochromes and their interacting proteins.

@article{Bae2008DecodingOL,
  title={Decoding of light signals by plant phytochromes and their interacting proteins.},
  author={Gabyong Bae and Giltsu Choi},
  journal={Annual review of plant biology},
  year={2008},
  volume={59},
  pages={
          281-311
        }
}
Phytochromes are red/far-red light photoreceptors that convert the information contained in external light into biological signals. The decoding process starts with the perception of red light, which occurs through photoisomerization of a chromophore located within the phytochrome, leading to structural changes that include the disruption of intramolecular interactions between the N- and C-terminal domains of the phytochrome. This disruption exposes surfaces required for interactions with other… 

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