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Live-cell Microscopy of Fungal Pathogen Phagocytosis

DOI :

10.3791/50196-v

8:52 min

January 9th, 2013

January 9th, 2013

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1Division of Applied Medicine, University of Aberdeen, 2Aberdeen Fungal Group, University of Aberdeen

We describe methods for live-cell video microscopy of Candida albicans phagocytosis by macrophages. These methods enable stage-specific analysis of macrophage migration, recognition, engulfment and phagosome maturation and reveal novel aspects of phagocytosis.

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Live cell Video Microscopy

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