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a.k.a. TurboFP635

Katushka is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) red fluorescent protein published in 2007, derived from Entacmaea quadricolor.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Dimer Entacmaea quadricolor 26.0 kDa -

FPbase ID: Q2ZO7


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
588 635 65,000 0.34 22.1      

Katushka OSER Measurements

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


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Katushka Sequence

Katushka was derived from TurboRFP with the following mutations: E3V/K6T/N21D/A68T/F110L/I115L/R138L/N143S/G152S/F174L/H193Y/H197R/K220R/R231S

Note: The sequence below matches the one shown in the primary reference (Shcherbo et al., 2007), but it commonly shown (e.g. at SnapGene) with an addition at the N-terminus: M1_S2insVGED



Deposited: ,
Chromophore (MYG):


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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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