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  • adj. That is able to be activated by light


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  • Dr. Verkhusha's laboratory has also developed new red fluorescent proteins that are photoactivatable, meaning that they can be turned on from the dark to the fluorescent state using a short pulse of light.


  • As an example, a single point mutation to the native jellyfish peptide creates a photoactivatable version of green fluorescent protein (known as PA-GFP) that enables photoconversion of the excitation peak from ultraviolet to blue by illumination with light in the 400-nanometer range.

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  • Recently, one of Dr. Verkhusha's photoactivatable probes allowed Einstein scientists to view individual breast cancer cells for several days at a time to obtain new insights into metastasis, the process by which tumor cells spread to other parts of the body.


  • They are photoactivatable fluorescent proteins (PAFPs) and other fluorescent proteins

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  • Here we have developed a new approach to produce genetically encoded photoactivatable derivatives of Rac1, a key GTPase regulating actin cytoskeletal dynamics in metazoan cells.



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