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mTurquoise is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) cyan fluorescent protein published in 2010, derived from Aequorea victoria. It has low acid sensitivity.
Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Aequorea victoria 26.9 kDa -

FPbase ID: 5E826


Ex λ Em λ EC (M-1 cm-1) QY Brightness pKa Maturation (min) Lifetime (ns)
434 474 30,000 0.84 25.2 4.5 112.2 3.7

mTurquoise OSER Measurements

% Normal Cells OSER/NE ratio Cell Type Reference
93.3 ± 1.2 (10000 cells) - HeLa Cranfill et al. (2016)
93.8 ± 1.0 (10000 cells) - HeLa Shaner et al. (2013)


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mTurquoise Sequence

mTurquoise was derived from SCFP3A with the following mutations: T65S
amino acid numbers relative to avGFP. show relative to SCFP3A



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