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Green Fluorescent Proteins MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


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Green Fluorescent Proteins
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.532.265
Unique ID
D049452
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049452
Scope Note
Protein analogs and derivatives of the Aequorea victoria green fluorescent protein that emit light (FLUORESCENCE) when excited with ULTRAVIOLET RAYS. They are used in REPORTER GENES in doing GENETIC TECHNIQUES. Numerous mutants have been made to emit other colors or be sensitive to pH.
Entry Term(s)
Green Fluorescent Protein
Green-Fluorescent Protein
Green-Fluorescent Proteins
Pharm Action
Luminescent Agents
Registry Number
147336-22-9
Previous Indexing
Luminescent Proteins (1992-2004)
Public MeSH Note
2005; GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN (now GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEINS) was indexed under LUMINESCENT PROTEINS 1992-2004
History Note
2005(1992)
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/08
Revision Date
2020/05/27
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