Comparison List


dTomato is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) orange fluorescent protein published in 2004, derived from Discosoma sp.. It is reported to be a somewhat slowly-maturing dimer with low acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Dimer Discosoma sp. 27.0 kDa -

FPbase ID: G1DQY


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
554 581 69,000 0.69 47.61 4.7 60.0  

dTomato OSER Measurements

% Normal Cells OSER/NE ratio Cell Type Reference
31.0 (258 cells) 5.7 ± 0.7 (110 cells) U-2 OS Bindels et al. (2016)


t1/2 (s) Power Light Mode In Cell Fusion ˚C Reference
64.0   Shaner et al. (2004)

dTomato Sequence

dTomato was derived from dimer2 with the following mutations: A2_D6delinsSKGEE/V22M/Q66M/V104L/F124M/*224YextGMDELYK
amino acid numbers relative to DsRed. show relative to dimer2

GenBank: AAV52168
IPG: 3838230


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