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Inside the professionals

Real-time microscopy is providing fresh insights in many fields of biology. Immunology is no exception, as demonstrated by striking images of the inner workings of dendritic cells.

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Yewdell, J., Tscharke, D. Inside the professionals. Nature 418, 923–924 (2002).

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