Live Cell Imaging
Today’s cancer research is increasingly focusing on dynamic processes like cell migration; morphological changes of cells, organs, or whole animals; and physiological events in living specimens in real time. An approach to address these issues is to employ several optical methods that are collectively called live-cell imaging. Live-cell imaging allows investigation of dynamic processes of living cells presented as a movie. Live-cell imaging provides spatial and temporal information of dynamic events in single cells, organotypic cultures, or whole organisms. These features make live-cell imaging a powerful technique for addressing important questions in cancer research.
KeywordsFluorescence Resonance Energy Transfer Fluorescence Lifetime Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching Cyan Fluorescent Protein Fluorescent Lifetime Image Microscopy
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