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Fluorescent timers shine a light on protein trafficking

Nature Chemical Biology volume 5, pages 7071 (2009) | Download Citation


Monomeric fluorescent proteins that change their emission characteristics as they mature have been successfully used to study the spatial and temporal dynamics of lysosome-associated membrane protein type 2A. This methodology provides a new means of studying cellular events in a dynamic mode.

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  1. Emre Dikici and Sylvia Daunert are in the Department of Chemistry, Rose Street, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0055, USA.

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