RNA Mimics of Green Fluorescent Protein

@article{Jaffrey2011RNAMO,
  title={RNA Mimics of Green Fluorescent Protein},
  author={Samie R. Jaffrey},
  journal={Science},
  year={2011},
  volume={333},
  pages={642 - 646}
}
  • S. Jaffrey
  • Published 29 July 2011
  • Biology, Chemistry
  • Science
Selection for RNAs that bind and activate derivatives of the green fluorescent protein fluorophore yields a wide range of useful spectral properties. Green fluorescent protein (GFP) and its derivatives have transformed the use and analysis of proteins for diverse applications. Like proteins, RNA has complex roles in cellular function and is increasingly used for various applications, but a comparable approach for fluorescently tagging RNA is lacking. Here, we describe the generation of RNA… 
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