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New Fluorescent Probe Could Allow Scientists to Watch Circuits Within the Brain

News   Dec 17, 2019 | Original story by Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
New Fluorescent Probe Could Allow Scientists to Watch Circuits Within the Brain

In the top row, neurons are labeled with a fluorescent probe that reveals electrical activity. In the bottom row, neurons are labeled with a variant of the probe that accumulates specifically in the neuron cell bodies, preventing interference from axons of neighboring neurons. Image courtesy of the researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

 
 
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