finding GFP's mass

Cornelius Krasel krasel at wpxx02.toxi.uni-wuerzburg.de
Mon Apr 9 03:53:18 EST 2001


Frederic Langlois <ye.midget.pirates.deleted.my.account at the.seven.seas> wrote:

[...]

>       33g/mol=a water molecule's molecular weight (approximately)

Huh? Last time I looked, water's molecular weight was 18 g/mol.

Otherwise, your approaches are very sensible. A precise experimental
determination of molecular weight would be by using mass spectroscopy.
The mass of GFP should be measurable to a precision of approx. 1 Da.

--Cornelius.

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