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Primed conversion: the Basics

Posted by , on 15 November 2021

It has been a bit more than 6 years since the first “primed conversion” article1 was published in May 2015 and around 3 years since I first heard about this new photoconversion technique. I recall that it was almost 1 year after I got my MSc in Greece when I contacted Dr Periklis (Laki) Pantazis

Considerations for expression of fluorescent proteins and imaging in mammalian cells

Posted by , on 7 July 2021

Introduction to fluorescent proteins  Fluorescent proteins have the property of absorbing light at one wavelength and emit light in a longer wavelength. These proteins were observed first in bioluminescent organisms known to humanity for centuries. We can find examples of light-emitting organisms in multiple taxa: from single cell organisms like bacteria, to vertebrates like fish.