New Look at Cell Membrane Reveals Surprising Organization, University of Illinois, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and National Institutes of Health (NIH) Study
Published: Jan 29, 2013
Sight would dramatically alter a blind man's understanding of an elephant, according to the old story. Now, a look directly at a cell surface is changing our understanding of cell membrane organization. Using a completely new approach to imaging cell membranes, a study by researchers from the University of Illinois, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and the National Institutes of Health revealed some surprising relationships among molecules within cell membranes.