Contact: Dan Ferber
Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard
Caption: As "letters," or bases, are added to RNAs throughout the cell during fluorescent in situ sequencing, the RNAs flash a specific color that indicates which base has been added (0:00-0:05 of this video). The sequence of colors, represented abstractly here as a growing stack of colored balls (0:08-0:16), reveals the base sequence.
Credit: Wyss Institute and Harvard Medical School
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