Researchers make 3D image with light microscope

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For the first time, Delft researchers have succeeded in making a three-dimensional image of a cellular component using light. The component in question is the nuclear pore complex: tunnels that facilitate traffic to and from the cell nucleus. Studying cell components in 3D can help to determine the cause of various diseases, among other things. The researchers have published their findings in Nature Communications

Period27 May 2021

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Keywords

  • smlm
  • single molecule localization microscopy
  • particle averaging
  • nuclear pore complex