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a.k.a. wtGFP, GFP, gfp10, Green Fluorescent Protein

avGFP is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) long stokes shift fluorescent protein published in 1992, derived from Aequorea victoria. It has low acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Dimer Aequorea victoria 26.9 kDa -

FPbase ID: 1XF1B


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
395 509 25,000 0.79 19.75 4.5    


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avGFP Sequence

GenBank: AAA27721
UniProtKB: P42212
IPG: 1266562


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Primary Reference

Additional References

  1. Aequoreagreen fluorescent protein

    Inouye S, Tsuji Fi

    (2001). FEBS Letters, 341(2-3) , 277-280. doi: 10.1016/0014-5793(94)80472-9. Article


    Tsien Ry

    (1998). Annual Review of Biochemistry, 67(1) , 509-544. doi: 10.1146/annurev.biochem.67.1.509. Article   Pubmed

  3. Deletions of theAequorea victoriaGreen Fluorescent Protein Define the Minimal Domain Required for Fluorescence

    Li X, Zhang G, Ngo N, Zhao X, Kain Sr, Huang C-C

    (1997). Journal of Biological Chemistry, 272(45) , 28545-28549. doi: 10.1074/jbc.272.45.28545. Article

  4. Crystal Structure of the Aequorea victoria Green Fluorescent Protein

    Orm  M, Cubitt Ab, Kallio K, Gross La, Tsien Ry, Remington Sj

    (1996). Science, 273(5280) , 1392-1395. doi: 10.1126/science.273.5280.1392. Article

  5. The molecular structure of green fluorescent protein

    Yang F, Moss Lg, Phillips Gn

    (1996). Nature Biotechnology, 14(10) , 1246-1251. doi: 10.1038/nbt1096-1246. Article   Pubmed

  6. Improved green fluorescence

    Heim R, Cubitt Ab, Tsien Ry

    (1995). Nature, 373(6516) , 663-664. doi: 10.1038/373663b0. Article   Pubmed

  7. Green fluorescent protein as a marker for gene expression

    Chalfie M, Tu Y, Euskirchen G, Ward W, Prasher D

    (1994). Science, 263(5148) , 802-805. doi: 10.1126/science.8303295. Article

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