Researchers engineered a system for bioluminescent imaging that is as much as 1,000 times stronger than existing methods.
The bioluminescent mushroom, Neonothopanus gardneri, glows green when luciferase enzymes interact with luciferin molecules, triggering a chemical reaction that releases light.
May 1, 2017|
(See Z.M. Kaskova et al., “Mechanism and color modulation of fungal bioluminescence,” Science Advances, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1602847, 2017.)