Comparison List


a.k.a. mVenus JBC

similar: Venus

mVenus is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) yellow fluorescent protein published in 2006, derived from Aequorea victoria. It is reported to be a rapidly-maturing monomer with moderate acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Aequorea victoria 26.9 kDa -

FPbase ID: WCSN6


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
515 527 104,000 0.64 66.56 5.5 17.6 2.7

mVenus OSER Measurements

% Normal Cells OSER/NE ratio Cell Type Reference
83.9 ± 4.4 (10000 cells) - HeLa Cranfill et al. (2016)
83.9 ± 4.4 (10000 cells) - HeLa Hoi et al. (2013)


t1/2 (s) Power Light Mode In Cell Fusion ˚C Reference
10.1 62.5 (mW/mm2) LED Widefield 24.0 Lee et al. (2020)
50.4 20.0 (mW/mm2) LED Widefield HEK239A 24.0 Lee et al. (2020)
24.1 20.0 (mW/mm2) LED Widefield Saccharomyces cerevisiae 24.0 Lee et al. (2020)

mVenus Sequence

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

GenBank: AAZ65844
IPG: 4596892


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Primary Reference

Additional References

  1. Versatile phenotype-activated cell sorting

    Lee J, Liu Z, Suzuki Ph, Ahrens Jf, Lai S, Lu X, Guan S, St-Pierre F

    (2020). Science Advances, 6(43) , eabb7438. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.abb7438. Article   Pubmed

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