Simultaneous monitoring of surfaces and protein distribution in cells

Posted by on May 29, 2018 5:21 pm
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In a first proof-of-concept study, researchers have combined two microscopy methods that render both a cell’s surface and the distribution of a protein in the cell visible, at a resolution in the nanometer range. The method can be used for living cells. It might for example help analyze how cancer metastases are formed or assess the efficacy of specific drugs.

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