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"Turn-on" Fluorescence Shines Light on Protein Misfolding

News   Feb 13, 2019 | Original story from Penn State

 
"Turn-on" Fluorescence Shines Light on Protein Misfolding

The new AggTag method allows researchers to see the previously undetectable but potentially disease-causing intermediate forms of proteins as they misfold. The method uses fluorescence to simultaneously detect two different proteins (red, green) within the cell (blue). Credit: Zhang Lab, Penn State

 
 
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