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DNA nanodevices map intracellular ions

Two DNA nanodevices, RatiNa and pHlicker, provide precise mapping of sodium levels in acidic organelles and potassium activity at a single-organelle resolution.

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Fig. 1: DNA-based nanodevices for imaging organellar Na+ and K+.

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