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Etymology edit

parieto- +‎ opsin

Noun edit

parietopsin (plural parietopsins)

  1. (biochemistry) Any of a group of opsins in the parietal eye of some lizards
    • 2015 October 23, “Activation of Transducin by Bistable Pigment Parapinopsin in the Pineal Organ of Lower Vertebrates”, in PLOS ONE[1], →DOI:
      It has been reported that parietopsin, first identified in the parietal eye, is colocalized with and coupled to Go-type G protein in the photoreceptor cells of the lizard parietal eye [31 ].