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Nano-imaging with STORM

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Multicolour, three-dimensional stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy now makes it possible to image cellular structures with near molecular-scale resolution.

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Figure 1: The principle of STORM.
Figure 2: STORM imaging of cells with photo-switchable dyes and fluorescent proteins.
Figure 3: Multicolour STORM.
Figure 4: Three-dimensional STORM.

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This work is supported in part by the National Institutes of Health and Howard Hughes Medical Institute. I thank B. Huang and G. Dempsey for taking the images shown in Fig. 2.

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Zhuang, X. Nano-imaging with STORM. Nature Photon 3, 365–367 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2009.101

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