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Exploiting the cyanobacterial light-harvesting machinery for developing fluorescent probes

Researchers develop a new class of near-infrared fluorescent proteins from a light-harvesting phycobiliprotein.

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Figure 1: Schematic depiction of bilin-based fluorescent proteins.


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Miyawaki, A. Exploiting the cyanobacterial light-harvesting machinery for developing fluorescent probes. Nat Methods 13, 729–730 (2016).

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