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Substance Name: Green Fluorescent Proteins
RN: 147336-22-9


  • 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.

Classification Codes

  • Indicators and Reagents
  • Luminescent Agents
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Green fluorescent proteins

MeSH Heading

  • Green fluorescent proteins


  • Gfp gene product
  • Gfp10 gene product
  • Gfp10 protein
  • Green fluorescent protein, aequorea victoria
  • Green-fluorescent protein

Systematic Name

  • Protein GFP (Aequorea victoria clone gammaGFP10 gene gfp green-fluorescent reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 147336-22-9

System Generated Number

  • 0147336229