Comparison List


similar: Cerulean

mCerulean is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) cyan fluorescent protein published in 2005, derived from Aequorea victoria. It is reported to be a very rapidly-maturing monomer.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Aequorea victoria 26.8 kDa -

FPbase ID: J2JWA


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
433 475 33,000 0.49 16.17   6.6  

mCerulean OSER Measurements

% Normal Cells OSER/NE ratio Cell Type Reference
92.6 ± 2.0 (10000 cells) - HeLa Cranfill et al. (2016)


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mCerulean Sequence

mCerulean was derived from Cerulean with the following mutations: A206K
amino acid numbers relative to avGFP. show relative to Cerulean



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Primary Reference

High-Contrast Imaging of Fluorescent Protein FRET by Fluorescence Polarization Microscopy

Rizzo Ma, Piston Dw

(2005). Biophysical Journal, 88(2) , L14-L16. doi: 10.1529/biophysj.104.055442. Article   Pubmed

Additional References

  1. Two-photon absorption properties of fluorescent proteins

    Drobizhev M, Makarov Ns, Tillo Se, Hughes Te, Rebane A

    (2011). Nature Methods, 8(5) , 393-399. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.1596. Article   Pubmed

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