Once Shared with Clontech, GFP Now Offered by Invitrogen Only; BD Clontech Sale Moving Forward | GenomeWeb

Invitrogen said last week that it is now the exclusive worldwide provider of one of the most widely used tools in basic biological research and drug discovery — cloning vectors for fluorescent proteins derived from the jellyfish Aequorea victoria.

Researchers at either for-profit or non-profit entities can now purchase the clones for the ubiquitous green fluorescent protein, as well as its cousins cyan and yellow fluorescent proteins, from one supplier only: Invitrogen.

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