Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP)
Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
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Hebshi, L. D., Angres, B. M., Li, X. L. and Kain, S. R. 2007. Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP). eLS. .
- Published Online: 16 JUL 2007
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Green fluorescent protein (GFP), a fluorescent molecule, found in the jellyfish Aequorea victoria, is a useful reporter molecule for in vitro and whole organism gene expression studies. Several modifications have produced an important class of reporter molecules with superior monitoring capabilities.
- fluorescent proteins;
- gene therapy;
- reporter gene;
- reef coral