Table 1

Summary of spectroscopic data

Excitation maximum, nmEmission maximum, nmExtinction coefficient per chain, M−1⋅cm−1Fluorescence quantum yield Rate of photobleach relative to EGFP pKat0.5 for maturation at 37°C
FastSlow
DsRed55858357,0000.790.230.0224.7∼10 h
T155558435,0000.510.150.0124.8<1 h
dimer255257960,0000.690.360.0184.9∼2 h
tdimer2(12)552579120,0000.680.310.0144.8∼2 h
mRFP158460744,0000.257.20.164.5<1 h