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Deep learning to predict microscope images

A type of neural network first described in 2015 can be trained to translate between images of the same field of view acquired by different modalities. Trained networks can use information inherent in grayscale images of cells to predict fluorescent signals.

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Fig. 1: Translation, classification, and prediction.


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We are grateful to J. Markoff, J. Yosinski, J. Clune, G. Johnson, M. Maleckar, W. Peria, and other colleagues for useful communications and insight, and for support from R21 CA223901 to R.B. and U54 CA132831 (NMSU/FHCRC Partnership for the Advancement of Cancer Research) to R.B. and L.B.

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Brent, R., Boucheron, L. Deep learning to predict microscope images. Nat Methods 15, 868–870 (2018).

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