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Fluorescent Eel Protein

Luminescent Eel Muscles Fluorescent Protein Revolution Into the Clinic

Marc Zimmer | Posted 08.18.2013 | Science
Marc Zimmer

The fluorescent eel protein can be used to measure bilirubin in human serum with an improved sensitivity over existing tests. Fluorescent proteins have been used to light up a myriad of laboratory experiments, but this would be the first clinical use of a fluorescent protein.