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How does fluorescent live cell imaging work? - CytoSMART Academy

In this video we briefly explain the technique behind fluorescent live cell imaging. Fluorescent live cell imaging is vital when researchers want to know detailed characteristics of their cell culture over time. Fluorophores are easily designed and available for almost every cellular organelle, and can be tweaked to accommodate to membrane potential, pH and lipophilicity. In addition, the benefits and disadvantages of this technique are explained.

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