Issue Date: April 6, 2011
Genetic Tag For Electron Microscopy
A new genetically encoded label for proteins could do for electron microscopy what green fluorescent protein has done for fluorescence microscopy, according to a report in PLoS Biology (DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001041). A research team led by chemistry Nobel Laureate Roger Y. Tsien of the University of California, San Diego, and Xiaokun Shu, now a pharmaceutical chemist at UC San Francisco, has developed miniSOG (mini singlet oxygen generator), a small fluorescent flavoprotein that . . .
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