Calcium flow through spine
Expression of endogenous hnf6 gene (red) in ciliated band of sea urchin embryo, visualized by double in situ hybridization, together with mosaic expression of hnf6 cis-regulatory construct (green)
Blue stem cell cluster with pink nuclei
Immunofluorescence microscopy of muscle tissue following administration of AAV vector expressing ZsGreen
Protein Expression in Neurons


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