Red fluorescent proteins and their properties

K. D. Piatkevich, E. N. Efremenko, V. V. Verkhusha, S. D. Varfolomeev

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The main groups of currently known red fluorescent proteins are characterized: their structure, folding and mechanisms of chromophore formation are discussed. The key applications of these proteins as markers and sensors in cell and molecular biology are demonstrated. The bibliography includes 118 references.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)243-258
Number of pages16
JournalRussian Chemical Reviews
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemistry(all)


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