Comparison List


Slow-FT is a timer fluorescent protein published in 2009, derived from Discosoma sp.. It is reported to be a monomer.

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Oligomerization Organism Molecular Weight Cofactor
Monomer Discosoma sp. 26.8 kDa -

FPbase ID: COE5V


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Slow-FT Sequence

Slow-FT was derived from mCherry with the following mutations: M18V/E30V/K70R/L83W/A175V
amino acid numbers relative to DsRed. show relative to mCherry



Fast-FT, Medium-FT and Slow-FT exhibit distinctive fast, medium and slow blue-to-red chromophore maturation rates that depend on the temperature. At 37 °C, the maxima of the blue fluorescence is observed at 9.8 h for slow-FT. The half-maxima of the red fluorescence is reached at 28 h.

Subach et al. (2009)

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