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Roger Tsien: “All Colours of the Rainbow”

Susanne Dambeck

Roger Tsien: “All Colours of the Rainbow”

The American Nobel Laureate provided the tools to watch living cells in real time with the help of fluorescent dyes.The American Nobel Laureate provided the tools to watch living cells in real time with the help of fluorescent dyes.

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Roger Tsien: a rainbow of fluorescence

Strawberry red, tangerine orange, banana yellow, honeydew green and plum purple. These are some of the cheesy names for the glowing molecules that were developed in Roger Tsien’s laboratory. To be fair, these names do make one thing clear: Roger Tsien has managed to design and produce fluorescent molecules of almost every colour in the […]