Image of the Day: Cell Scaffolding

Human embryonic kidney cells use actin cytoskeletal networks to organize proteins on the surfaces of cell membranes.

The Scientist Staff
Feb 27, 2017

Potassium ion channels (green) interacting with the cytoskeletal actin network (red) in live human embryonic kidney cells KRAPF LAB, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY

(See S. Sadegh et al., “Plasma membrane is compartmentalized by a self-similar cortical actin meshwork,” arXiv:1702.03997, 2017). 

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