aequorin


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aequorin

[′ē·kwə‚rin]
(biochemistry)
A bioluminescent protein that is produced by jellyfish of the genus Aequorea and emits light in the presence of calcium or strontium.
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Chemical and physical properties of aequorin and the green fluorescent protein isolated from Aequorea forskalea.
Aequorin technology, based on a naturally occurring photoprotein, generates large, luminescent signals that result in higher quality data, while reducing the number of false positives in high throughput and ultra-high throughput screening environments.
Aequorin glows blue when calcium ions bind to it, but it's more than just a pretty protein.
One of the reasons that we're pursuing a modified Tetra is that we find that the current suppliers of readers for aequorin don't have the preferred features that our customers want.
a global leader focused on the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced that it has entered into a drug discovery research collaboration with Sangmyung University (Republic of Korea), based on applying PerkinElmer's AequoScreen[R] aequorin assay technology to cutting-edge G-protein coupled receptor (GPCR) research.
2+]-sensitive luminescent reporter, aequorin, and a custom-designed photon imaging microscope (PIM), we have started to re-investigate the patterns and possible functions of the blastula period [Ca.
Improved flexibility and throughput with a choice of multiple detectors (1, 2, 6 or 12) with two reagent dispensing heads per detector for more efficient assay development with flash luminescence technology such as Aequorin.
2+]-sensitive luminescent reporter, aequorin, and using a custom-designed photon-imaging microscope to continually visualize the [Ca.
Since his discovery of aequorin 40 years ago, Shimomura's life's work has been devoted to shedding light on luminescence--a complex chemical reaction within an organism's cells that results in the release of energy in the form of light instead of heat.
Readers of the book will better comprehend how my long-standing interest in the potential of this jellyfish protein, called aequorin, led to the founding of Quincy," said Underwood.
Aequorin is a unique protein that contains a high level of energy for light emission in the molecule, and its structure has been the target of many studies in the past.