NATO Advanced Research Workshop: "Scanning Probe Microscopies and Molecular Materials"
May 29-June 3, 1994
The atomic force microscope (AFM) is proving to be a powerful tool for analysis of biological samples. We provide three examples of the application of AFM to the study of biological questions. First, polytene chromosomes from Drosophila are imaged and manipulated by the AFM. Second, the localization of calcium channels on the release face of a nerve terminal is described. Finally, analyses of a new form of DNA, the G-wire, is presented. These examples illustrate the wide variety of biological questions to which AFM can contribute.
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Eric Henderson, Linda Ambrosio, Curtis Mosher, Daniel Jondle, et al.. "Analyzing Chromosomes, Ion Channels and Novel Nucleic Acid Structures by AFM" Schloss Ringberg, Tegernsee, GermanyProceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop: "Scanning Probe Microscopies and Molecular Materials"
(1994) p. 1 - 6
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