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Contact: Dr. Michael Reth
University of Freiburg

The FAB PLA Method

Caption: On resting cells (A) the B cell antigen receptors form groups and the nano ruler emits red signals (cell staining below). After activation of the B cells by an antigen the red signal disappears (B). The kinase Syk mediates the opening of the receptor.

Credit: Michael Reth

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