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Designing ultrasound tools with Lego-like proteins

08/26/2016

Image: Illustration of lego-like proteins that use ultrasound within cells; Copyright: Barth van Rossum for Caltech

Protein-shelled structures called gas vesicles, illustrated here, can be engineered with Lego-like proteins to improve ultrasound methods. The gas vesicles can help detect specific cell types and create multicolor images; © Barth van Rossum for Caltech