green fluorescent protein


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green fluorescent protein

[¦grēn flə¦res·ənt ′prō‚tēn]
(cell and molecular biology)
A protein that is produced by the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea victoria ; used to trace the synthesis, location, and movement of proteins of interest in cell biology research. Abbreviated GFP.
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Suye, "Detection of organophosphorus compound based on a sol-gel silica planar waveguide doped with a green fluorescent protein and an organophosphorus hydrolase," Applied Physics Letters, vol.
To furnish a deeper and detailed mechanistic understanding of the photoisomerization reaction of those green fluorescent protein chromophore based molecular switches, semiclassical nonadiabatic molecular dynamics simulations were performed for a molecule 4-benzylidene-2-methyloxazol-5(4H)-one (BMH, named as 2e in [27]) in our group.
The green fluorescent protein. Ann Rev Biochem 1998;67:509-44.
All samples (gametes, embryos, larvae, settled juveniles, and hemolymph) were examined using an Olympus IX51 fluorescent microscope (Olympus, Germany) with green fluorescent protein (GFP; [[lambda].sub.ex], 450-460 nm; [[lambda].sub.em], 500-550 nm) and fluorescein isothiocyanate (FITC; [[lambda].sub.ex], 460-500 nm; [[lambda].sub.em], 510-560 nm) filters.
The researchers injected eggs from ovaries left over after spaying procedures with viruses containing genes for a rhesus monkey version of the antiviral protein and a green fluorescent protein. The viruses inserted the genes into the eggs' DNA.
Cubitt was a founding scientist at Aurora, where he was responsible for improving green fluorescent protein technology and providing the technical support for the development of Aurora's intellectual property and licensing strategy for fluorescent proteins.
Green fluorescent protein (GFP) has widespread use as a qualitative reporter of in vivo gene expression in prokaryotes and eukaryotes (Misteli and Spector.
The research team used green fluorescent protein (GFP), a substance that was originally isolated from a jellyfish and is now commonly used as a biotech marker, and implanted transgenic embryos in the uterus of surrogate mother monkeys, said Ji Weizhi, a researcher with the Kunming Institute of Zoology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences.
The process uses the green fluorescent protein (GFP) which enables jellyfish to glow in the dark.
Over the course of nineteen years, he and his team collected over 850,000 samples of the small jellyfish and, in the process, identified and extracted its green fluorescent protein, GFP.
Preparation and observation of fresh-frozen sections of the green fluorescent protein transgenic mouse head.