Research outcomes

Successful development of "glowing petunias" introducing improved fluorescent protein genes

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.

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Under natural light

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Under UV light

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

[ Press Release ] June 26, 2017

( August 07, 2017 )

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