direct gfp observation

Michael Witty mw132 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk
Tue Sep 5 05:15:50 EST 2000


Dear Wolfgang, do I need an expensive filter or is there an economical
solution.  Mike

On 3 Sep 2000, Wolfgang Schechinger wrote:

> Nick, 
> 
> If you place the bugs diectly on a blue light source, you probably 
> won't see anything green (so did I). It's necessary to use a filter 
> that totally blocks the exciting light.
> However, I recently saw GFP expressing bacteria glowing 
> green when illumated with (invisible) ultraviolet light.
> 
> Wolfgang
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