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Protein-labeling

Peptides as Tags in Fluorescence Microscopy

by University of Würzburg
"Probes that are highly specific, attach effectively and above all are small hold great potential. They can help shed light on the layout of proteins in their natural cellular context and even allow quantifying them," scientist says.

Viruses Use "Fake" Proteins to Hide in Our Cells

by Monash University
Some viruses can hide in our bodies for decades and make ‘fake’ human proteins that trick our immune cells into believing nothing is wrong. Now researchers at the Imaging Centre of Excellence at Monash and Melbourne Universities have determined the basic structure of one of the two known families of these deceptive proteins.