Table 1

Key-site haplotypes for LWS opsin duplicates in fish and humans.

Key Site Position

Guppy LWS S180

Guppy LWS A180

Guppy LWS P180

Guppy LWS S180r

Killifish LWS A

Killifish LWS B

Rice fish LWS A

Rice fish LWS B

Zebrafish LWS 1

Zebrafish LWS 2

Cave fish LWS g101

Cave fish LWS g103

Human LWS

Human MWS


180

S

A

P

S

S

S

S

S

A

A

A

A

S

A

197

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

H

277

Y

Y

F

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

Y

F

F

F

Y

F

285

T

T

A

T

T

T

T

T

T

T

A

A

T

A

308

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A

A


Expected λmax (nm)

~560

~553

~531 +P

~560

~560

~560

~560

~560

~553

~546

~531

~531

~560

~531


The λmax of each LWS opsin is estimated from the spectral shift predicted by each key-site substitution. The influence of the proline residue at position 180 is not known.

Ward et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008 8:210   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-210

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