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Cellular Imaging

NIGMS supports the development and application of imaging technologies to better understand basic cell biology. Such visualization at the cellular and subcellular level will lead to fundamental breakthroughs in understanding cell structure and function and how they are dynamically regulated.

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Viral RNA (red) in an RSV-infected cell. Credit: Eric Alonas and Philip Santangelo, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University.Fluorescence TechniquesLive Cell ImagingProbes and SensorsMining Imaging DataSingle Molecule ImagingElectron Microscopy

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Inside the Cell 

Inside the Cell
Learn what's happening inside every cell of your body and see stunning images of cells.

This page last reviewed on December 08, 2016