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Chemical Approaches for Live Cell Bioimaging

[ Vol. 7 , Issue. 6 ]

Author(s):

Rajavel Srinivasan, Shao Q. Yao and Dawn S.Y. Yeo   Pages 597 - 604 ( 8 )

Abstract:


We review various advancements in small molecule probes, intein-based labeling methods, and the incorporation of synthetic amino acids into proteins for live cell imaging experiments. Finally, recent developments in quantum dots-based labeling are briefly reviewed.

Keywords:

bioimaging, fluorescence, native chemical ligation, protein splicing, gfp, small molecules

Affiliation:

Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, 3 Science Drive 3, Singapore 117543, Republic of Singapore.



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