green fluorescent protein


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green fluorescent protein (GFP)

a protein obtained from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria that emits a bright green fluorescence when illuminated. GFP is used to monitor gene expression, gene transfer across plasma membranes, and cell surface activity.
An intrinsically fluorescent protein from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria; gene fusions with GFP may be used to localize proteins by fluorescence microscopy or can be integrated into cloned organisms to highlight tissues of interest

green fluorescent protein (GFP)

a PROTEIN, derived from a JELLYFISH, that fluoresces in ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT. The GENE encoding GFP has been isolated and is being used as a REPORTER GENE, since it can be assayed in real time, non-destructively.
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Now the students will be able to take the next step and actually sequence the Green Fluorescent Protein gene and analyze it using the tools of bioinformatics," says Edwards.
Under the terms of the agreement, Ceres was granted non-exclusive rights to use Aurora's green fluorescent protein ("GFP") technology, one of Aurora's genomic platforms, for in vitro and in vivo research and development activities and to provide selected services to third parties.
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Patent and TradeMark Office on its new technology to engineer tumor cells with the jellyfish green fluorescent protein (GFP) gene.
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On a molecular level, though, the substance that gives them their ghostly glow is a bit flashier: The individual molecules of variants of green fluorescent protein (GFP) blink repeatedly when excited with a laser, a new study shows.
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