Monthly Archives: January 2013

Nice STORM Paper on Axonal Actin

Axonal Actin How actin is organized in the axons and dendrites of neurons is largely unknown. Xu et al. (p. 452, published online 13 December) imaged actin in axons and dendrites using stochastic optical reconstruction microscopy. Surprisingly, while actin in more »

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Compressed Sensing STORM

Hi all. Just got alerted to this July 2012 Nature Methods paper on improving analysis of STORM data from Drosophila microtubules (using dyes).  

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Blueing Measurements continued…

Hi Qirui, I tested the old slide I had made of the 1.6uM sample, and also a new slide I made of the sample’s remaining; and they still have strong emission and blinking very well. So, new sample is not more »

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Blueing Test Results

Hello all, I have uploaded the results of the Blueing test on Dropbox. Three figures are shown for each test; STORM image, Histogram, and the third graph shows number of localizations and their mean photon count per frame. Please let more »

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Andrew’s Goodbye for the QSTORM team

This is my goodbye to the QSTORM team.  I wanted to say thank you for allowing me to work with all of you over the past two and a half years.  This experience has helped me both in my research more »

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Mailed QD samples to you

Hi Kayvan, I mailed two samples to you, and both of them are DSPE-PEG-QDs. The first sample is purified by 0.22um membrane filtration, and is of ~32nM. Last time I sent some characterization results to you, and those results were more »

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