|In collaboration with Diana Bratu and Irina Catrina at Hunter College in New York City, we published on the utilization of LNA/2'-O-methyl RNA containing molecular beacons in live cells.|
Catrina IE, Marras SAE, and Bratu DP (2012) Tiny molecular beacons: LNA/2'-O-methyl RNA chimeric probes for imaging dynamic mRNA processes in living cells. ACS Chemical Biology 7, 1586-1595.
|Using single-molecule imaging, we show that neural mRNAs travel into dendrites as the solitary cargo of RNA transport granules.|
Batish M, van den Bogaard PTC, Kramer FR, and Tyagi S (2012) Neuronal mRNAs travel singly into dendrites. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA 109, 4645-4650.