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mScarlet is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) red fluorescent protein published in 2016, derived from synthetic construct. It is reported to be a very slowly-maturing monomer with moderate acid sensitivity.
Aggregation Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer synthetic construct 26.4 kDa -


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
569 594 100,000 0.7 70.0 5.3 174.0 3.9

OSER Measurements

% Normal Cells OSER/NE ratio Cell Type Reference
80.0 (215 cells) 1.7 ± 0.3 (41 cells) U-2 OS Bindels et al. (2016)


t1/2 (s) Power Light Mode In Cell Fusion ˚C Reference
277.0 6.9 (W/cm2) Arc-lamp Widefield H2A 37.0 Bindels et al. (2016)
161.0 1.35 (W/cm2) Laser Spinning Disc Confocal H2A 37.0 Bindels et al. (2016)

mScarlet Sequence

mScarlet was derived from mRed7Q1S1BM with the following mutations: F84Y/V176A/E199K

GenBank: APD76535
IPG: 129830964


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