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green fluorescent protein tag

^ http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/MI_0367


The green fluorescent protein of organisms such as the bioluminescent jellyfish Aequorea victoria can be fused to individual proteins which then acquire fluorescence excitation and emission spectra virtually identical to those of the native. [ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7491768 ]

Synonyms: GFP, gfp tag, green fluorescent protein

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