Wednesday, October 14, 2015  |  Volume 7 / Number 21  |  A Production of the BioProcessing Journal
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HeLa cells were co-transduced with CellLight® Tubulin-GFP (cytoskeleton, green) and CellLight® Mitochondria-RFP (red). Nuclei were counter-stained with NucBlue® Live cell stain. Images were acquired on an EVOS® FL Auto imaging system with a 100X oil-immersion objective.

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