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Animation of the inner life of the cell – II

By October 19, 2006No Comments

The journal EMBO Reports has a good review article (“Seeing is understanding: Improvements in computer software and hardware are revolutionizing three-dimensional imaging in biology”, Embo Reports, vol. 7, pp. 467-70) of the state-of-the-art of 3D-imaging in biomedical science — read it here. They refer, among other developments in the field, to a ribosome animation movie made by Said Sannuga, a molecular biologist and animation specialist, in cooperation with Venki Ramakrishnan at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. Here’s a still from their movie:

The movie version will hopefully soon be available online.

Thomas Söderqvist

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