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Immunofluorescent Staining and High-Resolution Microscopy to Study the Pneumococcal Cell.

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Summary of "Immunofluorescent Staining and High-Resolution Microscopy to Study the Pneumococcal Cell."

Immunofluorescent staining using antibodies to detect specific proteins allows for visualization of proteins of interest in a biological sample. In recent years, there have been important advances in the microscopy equipment used for imaging, and we can now perform so-called high-resolution microscopy. Through high-resolution microscopy we can not only study biological processes but also visualize them.

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Name: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.)
ISSN: 1940-6029
Pages: 35-39

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