Lifetime of Bicoid in early cycle 14

Value 36 min
Organism Fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster
Reference Drocco JA, Grimm O, Tank DW, Wieschaus E. Measurement and perturbation of morphogen lifetime: effects on gradient shape. Biophys J. 2011 Oct 19 101(8):1807-15. doi: 10.1016/j.bpj.2011.07.025. p.1812 left column bottom paragraphPubMed ID22004733
Method Abstract: "Using a method that employs repeated photoswitching of a fusion of the morphogen Bicoid (Bcd) and the photoconvertible fluorescent protein Dronpa, [investigators] measure and modify the lifetime of Dronpa-Bcd in living Drosophila embryos."
Comments P.1812 left column 3rd and bottom paragraphs: link
Entered by Uri M
ID 109194