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

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

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Under natural light
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Under UV light
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