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similar: mNeptune

Neptune is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) far red fluorescent protein published in 2009, derived from Entacmaea quadricolor. It is reported to be a rapidly-maturing dimer with moderate acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Dimer Entacmaea quadricolor 27.4 kDa -

FPbase ID: Z3GLX


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
600 650 72,000 0.18 12.96 5.8 35.0  


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Neptune Sequence

Neptune was derived from mKate with the following mutations: S2_S2delinsVSKGE/M41G/S61C/S158C/Y194F/*230LextNGMDELYK
amino acid numbers relative to eqFP578. show relative to mKate

GenBank: ACZ95825
IPG: 19025957


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Primary Reference

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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