Annual Winners

2012 Small World In Motion Competition

Honorable Mention
2012 Small World In Motion Competition

Dr. Maria Nemethova

IMBA - Institute of Molecular Biotechnology GmbH
Vienna, Austria

Subject Matter:

CAR fish fibroblast transfected with mCherry-Actin and GFP-Vasp

- see: Fibroblast


see: fluorescence

This video illustrates the polymerization of actin, a protein which drives cell movements. Actin acts like the “scaffold” of a cell, so understanding how it forms is important is to basic cellular research and can help answer further questions on how cells form.