Noninvasive monitoring of environmental toxicity through green fluorescent protein expressing Escherichia coli

  title={Noninvasive monitoring of environmental toxicity through green fluorescent protein expressing Escherichia coli},
  author={Young Hoon Song and Chang Sup Kim and Jeong Hyun Seo},
  journal={Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering},
The facile and rapid monitoring of the cellular response to environmental stresses is crucial for understanding the effects of environmental toxicity in living organisms. The overall cell growth can be examined to find a simple monitoring system. Green fluorescent protein (GFP) is advantageous when used as a reporter protein of the cellular stress responses in Escherichia coli because it allows the non-invasive monitoring of GFP in vivo without affecting the cell metabolism. We compared the… Expand

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