Jellyfish predators

A. S. Goustin Lab hivlab at CMB.BIOSCI.WAYNE.EDU
Fri Oct 9 14:05:28 EST 1998


On 8 Oct 1998 Huang Guocun <lhscy at PUBLIC.SJ.HE.CN> wrote:

> I want to know if the green fluorescent protein(GFP) can be used in food
> and drinking as an > additive. Is it harmful to human? Who is
> experimenting about it in the world? I am interested in > it and want to
> explore other uses of the protein. 

I would guess that the predators of the jellyfish Aequorea victoria have
been experimenting with eating gfp for several hundred thousand years,
perhaps millions. If they survive the sting, that is. 

Interesting idea.




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