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Table 1 Peak times, responses to photoperiod, and mode of synchronization of Cry genes in LD and SD

From: Midnight/midday-synchronized expression of cryptochrome genes in the eyes of three teleost species, zebrafish, goldfish, and medaka

Gene Peak time in ZTa Peak time in MNFTb Peak time in SSFTc Phase Difference (hr)
between LD and SD
Mode of Synchronization
LD SD LD SD LD SD ΔZT ΔMNFTb ΔSSFTc
Zebrafish
    zCry1aa 5.60 5.19 10.60 12.19 15.60 19.19 0.41 1.59 3.59 Sunrise
    zCry1aa_2nd (5.60) 20.31 (10.60) 3.31 (15.60) 10.31 9.29 7.29 5.29 Sunset
    zCry1ab_M 23.66 21.51 4.66 4.51 9.66 11.51 2.15 0.15 1.85 Midnight/Midday
    zCry1ab_E 13.00 9.03 18.00 16.03 23.00 23.03 3.97 1.97 0.03 Sunset
    zCry1ba 13.31 10.46 18.31 17.46 23.31 0.46 2.85 0.85 1.15 Midnight/Midday
    zCry1bb 11.12 9.98 16.12 16.98 21.12 23.98 1.14 0.86 2.86 Midnight/Midday
    zCry2 22.97 18.49 3.97 1.49 8.97 8.49 4.48 2.48 0.48 Sunset
    zCry4 10.38 10.23 15.38 17.23 20.38 0.23 0.15 1.85 3.85 Sunrise
Goldfish
    gCry1aa 5.04 4.06 10.04 11.06 15.04 18.06 0.98 1.02 3.02 Sunrise
    gCry1ab 12.61 10.14 17.61 17.14 22.61 0.14 2.47 0.47 1.53 Midnight/Midday
    gCry1ba 13.06 11.05 18.06 18.05 23.06 1.05 2.01 0.01 1.99 Midnight/Midday
    gCry1bb 10.81 9.44 15.81 16.44 20.81 23.44 1.37 0.63 2.63 Midnight/Midday
    gCry2 22.02 19.59 3.02 2.59 8.02 9.59 2.43 0.43 1.57 Midnight/Midday
    gCry4 13.18 12.47 18.18 19.47 23.18 2.47 0.71 1.29 3.29 Sunrise
Medaka
    OlCry1aa 3.85 4.77 8.85 11.77 13.85 18.77 0.92 2.92 4.92 Sunrise
    OlCry1ab 2.68 1.37 7.68 8.37 12.68 15.37 1.31 0.69 2.69 Midnight/Midday
    OlCry1ba 15.42 9.17 20.42 16.17 1.42 23.17 6.25 4.25 2.25 Sunset
    OlCry2 4.08 1.94 9.08 8.94 14.08 15.94 2.14 0.14 1.86 Midnight/Midday
  1. a Zeitgeber time
  2. b Midnight-fitting time
  3. c Sunset-fitting time