MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: Green Florescent Protein human retina

Date: Sat Mar 13 14:33:41 2010
Posted by Jennifer Mirac;e
Grade level: nonaligned School: N/A
City: Detroit State/Province: Mich Country: U.S.A
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1268516021.Bc

A 395nm  black light produces a green florescence in human retinas. 
This is also the major excitation point of Green Florescent Protein. Is this a 
normal occurence?
I have checked everywhere and can find no explanation for it other than G.F.P.

Thank you,
Jennifer Miracle

Re: Green Florescent Protein human retina

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