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mBanana is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) orange fluorescent protein published in 2004, derived from Discosoma sp.. It is reported to be a somewhat slowly-maturing monomer with high acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Discosoma sp. 26.6 kDa -

FPbase ID: 9GUD2


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
540 553 6,000 0.7 4.2 6.7 60.0  


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

mBanana Sequence

mBanana was derived from mTangerine with the following mutations: A2_D6delinsVSKGEENNMA/A77T/D78G/L83F/T108A/D174S/V177T/M182K/K194I/T195A/D196G/I197E/L199I/A225G/*224MextDELYK
amino acid numbers relative to DsRed. show relative to mTangerine

GenBank: AAV52167
IPG: 3838242


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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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