Jellyfish with blue fluorescence showing Green Fluorescent Proteins GFP
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Jellyfish with blue fluorescence showing Green Fluorescent Proteins GFP

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Jellyfish with blue fluorescence showing Green Fluorescent Proteins GFP in the Valencia aquarium. GFP genes from the jellfish are fused to the promoters or coding sequences of other genes and then the activity of these genes can be visualized by fluorescence microscopy, a technique that has become widespread in plant cell and molecular biology.

Near-full screen version: GFP Jellyfish

 

Editor Pat Heslop-Harrison

Pat Heslop-Harrison is Professor of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cell Biology at the University of Leicester. He is also Chief Editor of Annals of Botany.

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