The two CRYs of the butterfly


Animal flavoproteins called cryptochromes (CRYs) are generally believed to have distinct circadian clock functions in insects and mammals: Drosophila has one CRY (dCRY) which functions primarily as a blue-light photoreceptor [1], whereas mouse has two CRYs, mCRY1 and mCRY2, which while not directly photoreceptive, are potent transcriptional repressors… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2006.03.026


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@article{Zhu2005TheTC, title={The two CRYs of the butterfly}, author={Haisun Zhu and Quan Yuan and Adriana D Briscoe and Oren Froy and Amy Casselman and Steven M. Reppert}, journal={Current Biology}, year={2005}, volume={16} }