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Just Published! – Dr. Pieribone reveals secrets of Bright Green Biofluorescence in Sharks

GLOWING SHARKS! – How Do They Do It?
Dr. Pieribone worked alongside researchers from Yale’s Crawford Lab, Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, and adjunct faculty member, Dr. David Gruber, of Baruch College at #CUNY, to discover the molecular biology underlying the fascinating biofluorescent skin of #catsharks. The study’s findings were just published in iScience this past week.

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Cell Press iScience Article:  “Bright Green Biofluorescence in Sharks Derives from Bromo-Kynurenine Metabolism”