Detection of GFP in HEK293 Human Cell Line Transfected with eGFP by Flow Cytometry.
HEK293 human embryonic kidney cell line transfected with eGFP was stained with either (A) Mouse Anti-GFP PE‑conjugated Monoclonal Antibody (Catalog # IC42401P) or (B) Mouse IgG1 Phycoerythrin Isotype Control (Catalog # IC002P). To facilitate intracellular staining, cells were fixed with Flow Cytometry Fixation Buffer (Catalog # FC004) and permeabilized with Flow Cytometry Permeabilization/Wash Buffer I (Catalog # FC005). View our protocol for Staining Intracellular Molecules.
Preparation and Storage
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Stability & Storage
Protect from light. Do not freeze.
12 months from date of receipt, 2 to 8 °C as supplied.
Green fluorescent protein (GFP) is a 27 kDa protein originally isolated from the jellyfish Aequoreavictoria. In the presence of UV light (490-520 nm), it emits a green fluorescent color that can be used to pinpoint locations of various intracellular proteins. GFP is 238 amino acids (aa) in length. It is a globular monomer that has a tendency to dimerize. The monomer has the shape of a beta -barrel with a chromophore (aa 65-67) containing alpha -helix running up its center. GFPuv is the Aequorea sequence with three aa substitutions; Phe to Ser at # 99, Met to Thr at # 153, and Val to Ala at # 163. This form expresses faster and is 18-fold brighter than native GFP; excitation peaks at 395 nm and emission at 508 nm.
Green Fluorescent Protein
eGFP; Enhanced Green Fluorescent Protein; GFP; GFPuv; green fluorescent protein (gfp); Green Fluorescent Protein
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