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3D-localization microscopy and tracking of FoF1-ATP synthases in living bacteria
Author(s): Anja Renz; Marc Renz; Diana Klütsch; Gabriele Deckers-Hebestreit; Michael Börsch
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Paper Abstract

FoF1-ATP synthases are membrane-embedded protein machines that catalyze the synthesis of adenosine triphosphate. Using photoactivation-based localization microscopy (PALM) in TIR-illumination as well as structured illumination microscopy (SIM), we explore the spatial distribution and track single FoF1-ATP synthases in living E. coli cells under physiological conditions at different temperatures. For quantitative diffusion analysis by mean-squared-displacement measurements, the limited size of the observation area in the membrane with its significant membrane curvature has to be considered. Therefore, we applied a 'sliding observation window' approach (M. Renz et al., Proc. SPIE 8225, 2012) and obtained the one-dimensional diffusion coefficient of FoF1-ATP synthase diffusing on the long axis in living E. coli cells.

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Date Published: 9 March 2015
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 9331, Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VIII, 93310D (9 March 2015); doi: 10.1117/12.2080981
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Anja Renz, Universitätsklinikum Jena (Germany)
Marc Renz, Universitätsklinikum Jena (Germany)
Diana Klütsch, Univ. of Osnabrück (Germany)
Gabriele Deckers-Hebestreit, Univ. of Osnabrück (Germany)
Michael Börsch, Universitätsklinikum Jena (Germany)
Jena Ctr. for Soft Matter (Germany)
Abbe Ctr. of Photonics Jena (Germany)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 9331:
Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging VIII
Jörg Enderlein; Ingo Gregor; Zygmunt Karol Gryczynski; Rainer Erdmann; Felix Koberling, Editor(s)

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