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ds RED

Hansi hase at nowhere.com
Wed May 17 05:13:53 EST 2000

We have used dsRed both on its own and fused to other proteins and found
that the intensity is equal to or greater than that of GFP. Also, there
is no obvious difference in expression levels. We haven't tried to
produce any stable lines yet.


Martin Offterdinger wrote:

> Hi,
> Is there anyone who has already used dsRED as an alternative to EGFP.
> What are your experiences in terms of
> -fluorescence intensity
> -generation of stable cell lines
> -expression levels
> compared to EGFP-fusions?
> Any comments are highly appreciated
> martin


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