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Experimental Setup

Caption: This is a depiction of the researchers' experimental setup. Three fluorescent molecules of various sizes are attempting to enter the cilium, where they will be trapped when they snap together with the protein anchored in the membrane of the cilium.

Credit: Yu-Chun Lin (first author), courtesy of Nature Chemical Biology

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