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Biotechnol Lett. 2012 Feb;34(2):175-86. doi: 10.1007/s10529-011-0767-5. Epub 2011 Oct 8.

Fluorescent proteins in microbial biotechnology--new proteins and new applications.

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  • 1Bioengineering, School of Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, UK. IXV642@bham.ac.uk

Abstract

The recent advances over the past 5 years in the utilisation of fluorescent proteins in microbial biotechnology applications, including recombinant protein production, food processing, and environmental biotechnology, are reviewed. We highlight possible areas where fluorescent proteins currently used in other bioscience disciplines could be adapted for use in biotechnological applications and also outline novel uses for recently developed fluorescent proteins.

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