Red-sensitive opsin

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  • Red-sensitive opsin (Opsin 1 long-wave-sensitive) coded for by OPN1LW gene at Xq28
    • Mutations cause protan (red) series colour blindness (protanopia) but this is very complex as there is a gene array of closely related proteins, even if common in males.
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