Luciferases and Light-emitting Accessory Proteins: Structural Biology
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Hastings, J. W. and Krause, K. L. 2006. Luciferases and Light-emitting Accessory Proteins: Structural Biology. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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Luciferases are enzymes that catalyse reactions in living organisms that result in light emission. There are many different luciferases, different in the sense that the genes and proteins involved are unrelated in evolution, and evidently originated and evolved independently.
- luciferase proteins;
- antenna proteins;
- green fluorescent protein;
- yellow fluorescent protein