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A LOVely view of blue light photosensing

A combination of structural and functional data provides insight into the mechanism used by the blue light photosensory protein Vivid to convert the light-driven formation of a protein-flavin bond into a conformational change in the surrounding protein.

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Ko, WH., Nash, A. & Gardner, K. A LOVely view of blue light photosensing. Nat Chem Biol 3, 372–374 (2007).

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