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.

May 30, 2017
The Scientist Staff

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

KRUMMEL LAB, UCSF

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