You can easily see GFP fluorescence with a standard transilluminator in
colonies of E. coli expressing GFP from good bacterial promoters. I don't
know if you can from a mammalian promoter such as CMV.
Mike Moser Tel: 206-543-6585
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On Wed, 11 Mar 1998, ara wrote:
> In Clontech catalog, there is a picture, which shows that JM109 cells
> transformed with pEGFP were plated on LB/Amp. The plate was irradiated
> with long-wave UV light for visual detection. Can I see the green color
> of GFP if I use UV-transilluminator?
> If I can do so, what value of wave-length do I need? and is that
> instrument comercial?
>> Thanks in advance,