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Seeing Cilia: Lighting the Dark (Science Daily)
Tagging a protein only found in cilia with a fluorescent protein (GFP) enables us to see the intricate working of cilia in live mice. This research published in BioMed Central’s open access journal Cilia lights up cilia in the brain, kidney, eye, and multiple other tissues.
Mouse cilia. (Credit: Image courtesy of BioMed Central Limited)