Comparison List


a.k.a. monomeric Kikume Green-Red, mKikGR1

mKikGR is a photoconvertible green/yellow fluorescent protein published in 2008, derived from Favia favus. It has high acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Favia favus 26.5 kDa -



State Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
Red 580 591 28,000 0.63 17.64 5.2    
Green 505 515 49,000 0.69 33.81 6.6    


From To Switch λ
Green Red 390


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mKikGR Sequence

mKikGR was derived from KikGR1 with the following mutations: A17S/Q32R/F34Y/I37T/N39T/C116T/V126T/N161E/Q167E/F193Y/L212A/H219Y/L222T/P223Y/L225G/*226YextEFEA
amino acid numbers relative to KikG. show relative to KikGR1



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Primary Reference

mKikGR, a Monomeric Photoswitchable Fluorescent Protein

Habuchi S, Tsutsui H, Kochaniak Ab, Miyawaki A, Van Oijen Am

(2008). PLoS ONE, 3(12) , e3944. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0003944. Article   Pubmed

Additional References

  1. Using Photoconvertible and Extractable Fluorescent Proteins to Study Autophagy in Plants

    Abiodun Mo, Matsuoka K

    (2017). Methods in Enzymology, 588, 515-526. doi: 10.1016/bs.mie.2016.10.040. Article   Pubmed

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