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LIFE SCIENCE TECHNOLOGIES: An Ever-Brighter Future for Fluorescence

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Science  16 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5976, pp. 377
DOI: 10.1126/science.328.5976.377


New, less toxic fluorescent proteins and tags, and strategies for delivering them, are allowing researchers to watch processes within cells never before observed. Industry and academia are now working to not only detect these processes, but also localize and quantify them.