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Model of Molecular Diffusion

Caption: In a recent JGP article, researchers developed a novel approach to study GPCR movement within a living cell. This image shows the grid used for modeling diffusion, with tracings from the image of a rod outer segment indicating disc perimeter (white) and incisures (orange).

Credit: Najafi, M., et al. 2012. J. Gen. Physiol. 140:249-266.

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