Electron cryotomography: a new view into microbial ultrastructure.

Abstract

Electron cryotomography (ECT) is an emerging technology that allows thin samples such as small bacterial cells to be imaged in 3D in a nearly native state to 'molecular' (approximately 4nm) resolution. As such, ECT is beginning to deliver long-awaited insight into the positions and structures of cytoskeletal filaments, cell wall elements, motility machines… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.mib.2009.03.007

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@article{Li2009ElectronCA, title={Electron cryotomography: a new view into microbial ultrastructure.}, author={Zhuo Li and Grant J. Jensen}, journal={Current opinion in microbiology}, year={2009}, volume={12 3}, pages={333-40} }