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University of Miami


Caption: FRET (Förster resonance energy transfer) between the two interacting protein partners occurs, Cdc42 and WASp, within neurons, during the time and space that coincides with the formation of new synapses in the brain of the baby insect. Synapses connect individual neurons in the brain.

Credit: Akira Chiba / University of Miami

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