Successful development of "glowing petunias" introducing improved fluorescent protein genes (June 26, 2017)

Biological Sciences 2017/06/26

NEC Solution Innovators Co., Ltd., Chiba University, and Nara Institute of Science and Technology have successfully developed ornamental flowers (petunias) that introduced a newly developed yellow green fluorescent protein gene.

The "glowing petunia" emits fluorescence efficiently under invisible ultraviolet light, so you can easily enjoy it.

 

For inquiries about this information please contact:

NEC Solution Innovators, Ltd.
ilab-contact@nes.jp.nec.com

Participating NAIST professor and laboratory:

Associate Professor Ko Kato
Plant Metabolic Regulation
http://bsw3.naist.jp/eng/courses/courses104.html

Under natural light
Under natural light
Under UV light
Under UV light

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