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Table 2 Peak times, responses to photoperiod, and mode of synchronization of Cry genes in DD after 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 pZTa Peak time in pMNFTb Peak time in pSSFTc Phase Differences (hr)
between LD-DD & SD-DD
Mode of Synchronization
LD-DD SD-DD LD-DD SD-DD LD-DD SD-DD ΔpZT ΔpMNFTb ΔpSSFTc
Zebrafish
    zCry1aa 2.67 21.24 7.67 4.24 12.67 11.24 5.43 3.43 1.43 Sunset
    zCry1ab_M 1.80 22.12 6.80 5.12 11.80 12.12 3.68 1.68 0.32 Sunset
    zCry1ab_E 11.86 8.58 16.86 15.58 21.86 22.58 3.28 1.28 0.72 Sunset
    zCry1ba 12.61 9.74 17.61 16.74 22.61 23.74 2.87 0.87 1.13 Midnight/Midday
    zCry1bb 11.29 8.76 16.29 15.76 21.29 22.76 2.53 0.53 1.47 Midnight/Midday
    zCry2 21.31 18.28 2.31 1.28 7.31 8.28 3.03 1.03 0.97 Sunset
    zCry4 10.12 8.49 15.12 15.49 20.12 22.49 1.63 0.37 2.37 Midnight/Midday
Goldfish
    gCry1aa 2.67 22.74 7.67 5.74 12.67 12.74 3.93 1.93 0.07 Sunset
    gCry1ab 13.47 10.58 18.47 17.58 23.47 0.58 2.89 0.89 1.11 Midnight/Midday
    gCry1ba 12.59 10.08 17.59 17.08 22.59 0.08 2.51 0.51 1.49 Midnight/Midday
    gCry1bb 12.42 9.16 17.42 16.16 22.42 23.16 3.26 1.26 0.74 Sunset
    gCry2 23.08 21.00 4.08 4.00 9.08 11.00 2.08 0.08 1.92 Midnight/Midday
    gCry4 14.69 11.95 19.69 18.95 0.69 1.95 2.74 0.74 1.26 Midnight/Midday
Medaka
    OlCry1aa 23.49 22.27 4.49 5.27 9.49 12.27 1.22 0.78 2.78 Midnight/Midday
    OlCry1ab 1.74 1.00 6.74 8.00 11.74 15.00 0.74 1.26 3.26 Sunrise
    OlCry1ba 11.68 10.99 16.68 17.99 21.68 0.99 0.69 1.31 3.31 Sunrise
    OlCry2 23.12 20.47 4.12 3.47 9.12 10.47 2.65 0.65 1.35 Midnight/Midday
  1. a Projected Zeitgeber time
  2. b Projected midnight-fitting time
  3. c Projected sunset-fitting time