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Green Fluorescent Protein - 30mm 3d printed

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White Strong & Flexible Polished
Green Fluorescent Protein - 30mm 3d printed
Green Fluorescent Protein - 30mm 3d printed

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Green Fluorescent Protein - 30mm

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Green Fluorescent Protein (GFP) ribbon molecular model.

Why make a 3D print of GFP?

Good question! Basically GFP is an important molecule in biological and medical research.

Here is some information from Wikipedia:
The green fluorescent protein is a protein composed of 238 amino acid residues that exhibits bright green fluorescence when exposed to light in the blue to ultraviolet range. Although many other marine organisms have similar green fluorescent proteins, GFP traditionally refers to the protein first isolated from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria. 

In cell and molecular biology, the GFP gene is frequently used as a reporter of expression. In modified forms it has been used to make biosensors, and many animals have been created that express GFP as a proof-of-concept that a gene can be expressed throughout a given organism. The GFP gene can be introduced into organisms and maintained in their genome through breeding, injection with a viral vector, or cell transformation. To date, the GFP gene has been introduced and expressed in many Bacteria, Yeast and other Fungi, fish (such as zebrafish), plant, fly, and mammalian cells, including human. 

Martin Chalfie, Osamu Shimomura, and Roger Y. Tsien were awarded the 2008 Nobel Prize in Chemistry on 10 October 2008 for their discovery and development of the green fluorescent protein.

What's in the Box
INCM
Green Fluorescent Protein - 30mm
White Strong & Flexible Polished
Width
3.0 cm
Height
2.4 cm
Depth
2.0 cm

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