Paper Roundup – July 2016

  • A review of Raman imaging [1]
  • DNA-PAINT imaging of DNA origami with nanometer resolution [2]
  • A self-assembling icosahedron that can be used as a fluorescence standard in microscopy [3]
  • A split horseradish peroxidase for labelling of protein interactions [4]
  • A 4Pi single molecule switching microscope, with isotropic 20 nm resolution imaging [5]
  • A comparison of fluorescent protein performance in C. elegans [6]
  • Expansion microscopy with RNA FISH [7] and with conventional fluorescent proteins and antibodies [8]
  • A custom system for calcium imaging of freely walking flies [9]
  • Cell tracking software tools [10]
  • An in-incubator Fourier ptychography system for rapid imaging of 6-well plate [11]

References

  1. M. Cicerone, "Molecular imaging with CARS micro-spectroscopy", Current Opinion in Chemical Biology, vol. 33, pp. 179-185, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2016.05.010
  2. M. Dai, R. Jungmann, and P. Yin, "Optical imaging of individual biomolecules in densely packed clusters", Nature Nanotechnology, vol. 11, pp. 798-807, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nnano.2016.95
  3. Y. Hsia, J.B. Bale, S. Gonen, D. Shi, W. Sheffler, K.K. Fong, U. Nattermann, C. Xu, P. Huang, R. Ravichandran, S. Yi, T.N. Davis, T. Gonen, N.P. King, and D. Baker, "Design of a hyperstable 60-subunit protein icosahedron", Nature, vol. 535, pp. 136-139, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nature18010
  4. J.D. Martell, M. Yamagata, T.J. Deerinck, S. Phan, C.G. Kwa, M.H. Ellisman, J.R. Sanes, and A.Y. Ting, "A split horseradish peroxidase for the detection of intercellular protein–protein interactions and sensitive visualization of synapses", Nature Biotechnology, vol. 34, pp. 774-780, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3563
  5. F. Huang, G. Sirinakis, E. Allgeyer, L. Schroeder, W. Duim, E. Kromann, T. Phan, F. Rivera-Molina, J. Myers, I. Irnov, M. Lessard, Y. Zhang, M. Handel, C. Jacobs-Wagner, C. Lusk, J. Rothman, D. Toomre, M. Booth, and J. Bewersdorf, "Ultra-High Resolution 3D Imaging of Whole Cells", Cell, vol. 166, pp. 1028-1040, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cell.2016.06.016
  6. J.K. Heppert, D.J. Dickinson, A.M. Pani, C.D. Higgins, A. Steward, J. Ahringer, J.R. Kuhn, and B. Goldstein, "Comparative assessment of fluorescent proteins for in vivo imaging in an animal model system", Molecular Biology of the Cell, vol. 27, pp. 3385-3394, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1091/mbc.E16-01-0063
  7. F. Chen, A.T. Wassie, A.J. Cote, A. Sinha, S. Alon, S. Asano, E.R. Daugharthy, J. Chang, A. Marblestone, G.M. Church, A. Raj, and E.S. Boyden, "Nanoscale imaging of RNA with expansion microscopy", Nature Methods, vol. 13, pp. 679-684, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nMeth.3899
  8. P.W. Tillberg, F. Chen, K.D. Piatkevich, Y. Zhao, C.(. Yu, B.P. English, L. Gao, A. Martorell, H. Suk, F. Yoshida, E.M. DeGennaro, D.H. Roossien, G. Gong, U. Seneviratne, S.R. Tannenbaum, R. Desimone, D. Cai, and E.S. Boyden, "Protein-retention expansion microscopy of cells and tissues labeled using standard fluorescent proteins and antibodies", Nature Biotechnology, vol. 34, pp. 987-992, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3625
  9. D. Grover, T. Katsuki, and R.J. Greenspan, "Flyception: imaging brain activity in freely walking fruit flies", Nature Methods, vol. 13, pp. 569-572, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nmeth.3866
  10. O. Hilsenbeck, M. Schwarzfischer, S. Skylaki, B. Schauberger, P.S. Hoppe, D. Loeffler, K.D. Kokkaliaris, S. Hastreiter, E. Skylaki, A. Filipczyk, M. Strasser, F. Buggenthin, J.S. Feigelman, J. Krumsiek, A.J.J. van den Berg, M. Endele, M. Etzrodt, C. Marr, F.J. Theis, and T. Schroeder, "Software tools for single-cell tracking and quantification of cellular and molecular properties", Nature Biotechnology, vol. 34, pp. 703-706, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nbt.3626
  11. J. Kim, B.M. Henley, C.H. Kim, H.A. Lester, and C. Yang, "Incubator embedded cell culture imaging system (EmSight) based on Fourier ptychographic microscopy", Biomedical Optics Express, vol. 7, pp. 3097, 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/BOE.7.003097