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Several minute intermediate stage in virus-cell fusion discovered; opportunity for drug development
...Young of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies filmed
individual viruses fusing with a host cell membran... close to 'real life' as possible. The researchers filmed
the microscopic viruses, which are only 100 nanometers across, by labeling them with fluorescent dye...
Movie spies on malaria parasite's sneaky behavior
..., Rogerio Amino, at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, filmed
the malaria parasite as it transitioned from infecting liver cells to infecting red blood cells. During this stage of the parasite's life cycle, the classic symptoms of malaria ?high fevers and chills ?are triggered in people who are infected. Ména...
Fish species plays surprise role in aiding coral reef recovery
...ft to algal dominance on a healthy reef. They then filmed
the reef’s recovery with remote underwater digital videos cameras. Remarkably, only two of the 27 herbivorous fish species present on the reefs had any significant impact on its recovery from algal overgrowth. What was most surprising was that the do...
Freeze! Scientists film proteins at work by freezing them at different states
...n whose role is to eliminate toxic molecules. They filmed
this protein in action by freezing it at several s... corresponding author for the paper. The enzyme filmed
in action is called “superoxide reductase? its role is to eliminate a toxic molecule called “superox...
Cellular message movement captured on video
...co-author, associate project scientist Ying-Li Hu, filmed
red-fluorescence-tagged paxillin molecules traveli...ndothelial cells, grew them in tissue culture, and filmed
them while they passed fluid across the cells’ surface in a simulation of flowing blood. With that p...