skip to main content

Green Fluorescent Protein: What Is This Thing?!

1 minutes 49 seconds
Still image from Green Fluorescent Protein: What Is This Thing?!

Now Playing As: Captioned (English) (change)

Report a Problem

Host Alex Dainis discusses GFP (Green Fluorescent Protein), and its importance in scientific studies. GFP is a green fluorescent protein found in jellyfish. Scientists use GFP in biology to mark particular genes in various experiments, and it provides a direct look into the inner workings of cells.

Media Details

Runtime: 1 minutes 49 seconds

#askMIT
Episode 2
3 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
#askMIT
Episode 1
3 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
25 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 8
16 minutes
Grade Level: 3 - 5
15 minutes
Grade Level: 3 - 5
The Living Oceans Series
Episode 1
20 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Nature
Season 26 / Ep 4
31 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
7 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
5 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
23 minutes
Grade Level: 5 - 12