Image of the Day: Lights, Camera, T Cells!

The fluid motions of a T cell’s microvilli, scanning their environment for antigens, are captured in 3-D and in real time.

By | May 30, 2017

Movie of a T cell’s surface while in culture, imaged using lattice light-sheet microscopy


      See E. Cai et al., “Visualizing dynamic microvillar search and stabilization during ligand detection by T cells,” Science, doi:10.1126/science.aal3118, 2017.

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