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Jellyfish Protein Illuminates Active Immune Cells

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October 25, 1999
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute
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Researchers have illuminated a crucial step in the immune system's response to infection by using live cell imaging to follow the movement of immune system cells that have been genetically manipulated to produce a fluorescent jellyfish protein.

October 22, 1999 — Researchers have illuminated a crucial step in the immune system's response to infection by using live cell imaging to follow the movement of immune system cells that have been genetically manipulated to produce a fluorescent jellyfish protein.


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