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Table 2 Summary of fluorescent proteins used for various cell organelle staining

From: Recent advances in live cell imaging of hepatoma cells

Organelle Fluorescent proteins Reference
  EGFP CFP Tag RFP mCherry DsRed  
Nucleus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [10, 31]
Mitochondria Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [29, 31]
Actin No Yes Yes Yes Yes [41]
Histones Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [45, 46]
Peroxisomes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [45, 46]
Tubulin Yes Yes Yes Yes No [13]
Golgi Yes No Yes Yes No [15]
Endosomes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes [45, 46]