Quantitative Fluorescence Techniques for the Characterization of Endocytosis in Intact Cells

  • Nita H. Salzman
  • Frederick R. Maxfield
Part of the Subcellular Biochemistry book series (SCBI, volume 19)


Fluorescence techniques have been used extensively in the biological sciences, and have been shown to be powerful tools for studying cell biology. Fluorescence has been used mainly for qualitative study in fixed preparations, as in immunofluorescence which has proved useful in the identification and localization of organelles and cellular proteins. Recently, a number of techniques have been developed for quantitative studies in both fixed and living cells.*


Endocytic Pathway Endocytic Vesicle Recycling Endosome Recycling Pathway Endocytic Compartment 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nita H. Salzman
    • 1
    • 2
  • Frederick R. Maxfield
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physiology, College of Physicians and SurgeonsColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Department of PharmacologyNew York University School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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