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Optogenetics: controlling cell function with light

A brief description of the basic steps required to control cellular function with optogenetics is presented.

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We thank K. Deisseroth for his assistance in the preparation of this Primer.

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Pastrana, E. Optogenetics: controlling cell function with light. Nat Methods 8, 24–25 (2011). https://doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.f.323

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