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Table 3 Summary of optical and biochemical properties of a representative GFP from each amphioxus GFPs clade.

From: Amphioxus encodes the largest known family of green fluorescent proteins, which have diversified into distinct functional classes

  Amphioxus GFP clade
  a b c d e F
Representative GFP GFPa1 n.d. GFPc1 GFPd2 GFPe1 GFPf1
Characteristic       
   Fluorescence Strong n.d. Weak Weak Weak None
   Absorbance High n.d. High Moderate-high High Low
   Antioxidant No n.d. No Yes Yes n.d.
  1. Abbrev.: n.d.: not determined