A new tool for studying proteins in the mitochondria

It's difficult to visually follow proteins in the mitochondria when they are also located in the cytosol of the cell. To overcome this problem, Marine Hemmerle and her colleagues developed a tool called "Big Mito Split-GFP" so that a protein is only visible when it is inside mitochondria. Watch Marine's video to learn how it works!

Marine Hemmerle is a PhD student in the lab DyPS (Dynamique et Plasticité des Synthétases) which is part of the IPCB (Institut de Physiologie et Chimie Biologique) at the University of Strasbourg (France).

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