transgenic zebra fish

Nicholas Weaver nweaver at CSUA.Berkeley.EDU
Mon Mar 4 13:50:28 EST 2002


In article <a605tp$jbj$1 at mercury.hgmp.mrc.ac.uk>,
Robert Slattery <slatteryr at msn.com> wrote:
>At a seminar I attended 2 years ago a project was discussed 
>involving the transfer of a bioluminescence gene from a jellyfish to
>a zebra danio.  I have been unable to find more info.  Can anyone
>help?    

It's probably NOT bioluminescent, but GFP (Green Flourescent 
Protein).

They have a red variation on GFP which flouresces in blue light (so 
it looks like it glows under normal light). 

-- Nicholas C. Weaver        
nweaver at cs.berkeley.edu






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