Transgenic_rabbit.jpg (453 × 306 pixels, file size: 28 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg)
This is a photograph of a transgenic rabbit named Alba who has a jellyfish gene allowing it to glow a bright green. The green fluorescent protein (GFP)is characteristic of the Pacific Northwest jellyfish and through genetic transfer has also become a characteristic of Alba's phenotype. Under the correct lighting conditions, the green glow is visible.
Original image: Green Fluorescent Protein
Author: Marc Zimmer
The image was generously provided by Marc Zimmer. I emailed Marc for permission to use the image and he approved. I'd be happy to provide this correspondence upon request.
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