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Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence

Yale Medicine Magazine, 2007 - Winter


by Vincent A. Pieribone, Ph.D., associate professor of cellular and molecular physiology and neurobiology, and David F. Gruber (Belknap Press) This book describes the human fascination with bioluminescence, or “living light.” It follows the path to one of the groundbreaking discoveries of the 20th century—green fluorescent protein, the glowing compound that has revolutionized molecular biology.