Table 3

Summary of optical and biochemical properties of a representative GFP from each amphioxus GFPs clade.

Amphioxus GFP clade


a

b

c

d

e

F


Representative GFP

GFPa1

n.d.

GFPc1

GFPd2

GFPe1

GFPf1

Characteristic

Fluorescence

Strong

n.d.

Weak

Weak

Weak

None

Absorbance

High

n.d.

High

Moderate-high

High

Low

Antioxidant

No

n.d.

No

Yes

Yes

n.d.


Abbrev.: n.d.: not determined

Bomati et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2009 9:77   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-77

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