Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence

Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence

ISBN: 0674024133

ISBN 13: 9780674024137

Publication Date: April 30, 2007

Publisher: Belknap Press

Pages: 263

Format: Paperback

Authors: Vincent Pieribone, David F. Gruber, Sylvia Nasar

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In the early 1960s, in Washington, a young Japanese scientist performed an experiment to determine what made a certain jellyfish glow. He discovered green fluorescent protein, which would revolutionise molecular biology and this text traces its path to become one of the most ground-breaking discoveries.

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