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Contact: Lynn Yarris
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DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

NaYF4 Doped with Lanthanides

Caption: Researchers at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry created upconverting nanoparticles from nanocrystals of sodium yttrium fluoride doped with ytterbium and erbium that can be safely used to image single proteins in a cell without disrupting the protein's activity.

Credit: Image by Andrew Mueller, Berkeley Lab

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