Enhanced green fluorescent protein (EGFP)                                                                                                                                            Price

BACKGROUND: GFP is a fluorescent protein first isolated from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria and consists of 238 amino acids. The protein
exhibits intense green fluorescence when excited by blue-UV light, and because of this property it is frequently used as a reporter of expression
and for monitoring protein localization. Many different mutants of GFP have been created for the purpose of practical and versatile applications
in light imaging, among which EGFP, possessing an extinction coefficient (ε) of 55,000 M^−1cm^−1 and Ex/Em = 488/507 nm , has received much
attention along with other variants such as EBFP and ECFP.  In addition to its use in fluorescence microscopy, efforts have been made to
explore this protein for bio-sensor design. The recombinant EGFP is expressed and purified from transformed bacteria.
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