Single virus force spectroscopy

The ties that bind

A new technology enables high-resolution force mapping between a single virus and its target cell while simultaneously imaging live cell fluorescence.

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Figure 1: Schematic of the correlative confocal and force mapping microscope system.


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Sieben, C., Herrmann, A. The ties that bind. Nature Nanotech 12, 102–103 (2017).

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