Neptune is a basic (constitutively fluorescent) far red fluorescent protein published in 2009, derived from Entacmaea quadricolor. It is reported to be a rapidly-maturing dimer with moderate acid sensitivity.
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Neptune was derived from mKate with the following mutations: S2_S2delinsVSKGE/M41G/S61C/S158C/Y194F/*232LextNGMDELYKS2_S2delinsVSKGE/M41G/S61C/S158C/Y194F/*230LextNGMDELYK
amino acid numbers relative to mKateeqFP578. show relative to eqFP578show relative to mKate
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