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Gene and DNA Sequence
Record information and status
Record ID
Date of creation
2012-10-31 13:10 UTC (hana_jirakova@env.cz)
Date of last update
2017-02-03 08:15 UTC (german_bch@bvl.bund.de)
Date of publication
2017-02-06 15:47 UTC (dina.abdelhakim@cbd.int)

General information
Name of the gene or DNA sequence
Firefly Luciferase
Category of DNA sequence
  • Protein coding sequence
Is the gene / DNA sequence is a synthetic molecule?
Donor organism
Donor organism
Photinus pyralis - North American firefly, Common Eastern firefly, Big Dipper firefly, PHOPY
Characteristics of the protein coding sequence
Name of the protein expressed by the coding sequence
Firefly Luciferase
Biological function
Firefly luciferase from Photinus pyralis (luc) is an ATP-dependent luciferase widely used as a reporter enzyme for cell-based gene expression assays, principally due to the high sensitivity and large dynamic range bioluminescence affords.
Related trait(s) or use(s) in biotechnology
  • Selectable marker genes and reporter genes

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