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In Vivo Biosensor Tracks Non-apoptotic Caspase Activity in Drosophila
 

In Vivo Biosensor Tracks Non-apoptotic Caspase Activity in Drosophila

Article doi: 10.3791/53992
November 27th, 2016

Summary November 27th, 2016

To detect healthy cells in whole animals that contain low levels of caspase activity, the highly sensitive biosensor designated CaspaseTracker was generated for Drosophila. Caspase-dependent biosensor activity is detected in long-lived healthy cells throughout the internal organs of adult animals reared under optimized conditions in the absence of death stimuli.

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