Living Rat-2 cells

Imaging using the FlexAFM on an inverted microscope

Details of the cell's cytoskeleton are readily discernible through the cell membrane using AFM.


AFM deflection image of living Rat-2 cells in cell culture medium. Image was recorded with a Nanosurf FlexAFM installed on a Zeiss Axiovert inverted microscope. Image size: 60 µm × 60 µm.
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