Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
Caption: To develop fluorescent in situ sequencing, scientists first fix in place thousands of RNAs -- including working copies of genes called messenger RNAs -- in cells, tissues, organs or embryos. Here, RNAs are labeled red in a mouse brain (left) and green in a mouse embryo (right).
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