Close

Search

Search Menu
Photonics Media Photonics Marketplace Photonics Spectra BioPhotonics EuroPhotonics Vision Spectra Photonics Showcase Photonics ProdSpec Photonics Handbook

Hot Flies Produce Cool Results

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Comments
ITHACA, N.Y., Sept. 25, 2006 -- Using multiphoton fluorescence microscopy, researchers have for the first time watched chromosomes change form to activate their genes to synthesize key proteins in fruit fly cells. The advance could be a significant step toward understanding the basic processes that underlie gene expression in living tissue. The discovery was the result of cross-disciplinary collaboration between Cornell University applied physics professor Watt W. Webb, who pioneered the microscopy technique, and John Lis, the university's Barbara McClintock Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics. Jie Yao, who...Read full article

Related content from Photonics Media



    ARTICLES


    PRODUCTS


    PHOTONICS HANDBOOK ARTICLES


    WHITEPAPERS


    WEBINARS


    PHOTONICS DICTIONARY TERMS


    MEDIA


    PHOTONICS BUYERS' GUIDE CATEGORIES


    COMPANIES

    back to top
    Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn YouTube RSS
    ©2021 Photonics Media, 100 West St., Pittsfield, MA, 01201 USA, [email protected]

    Photonics Media, Laurin Publishing
    x We deliver – right to your inbox. Subscribe FREE to our newsletters.
    We use cookies to improve user experience and analyze our website traffic as stated in our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to the use of cookies unless you have disabled them.