Volume EM: a quiet revolution takes shape

Lucy M. Collinson*, Carles Bosch, Anwen Bullen, Jemima J. Burden, Raffaella Carzaniga, Cheng Cheng, Michele C. Darrow, Georgina Fletcher, Errin Johnson, Kedar Narayan, Christopher J. Peddie, Martyn Winn, Charles Wood, Ardan Patwardhan, Gerard J. Kleywegt, Paul Verkade*

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Volume electron microscopy (vEM) is a group of techniques that reveal the 3D ultrastructure of cells and tissues through continuous depths of at least 1 micrometer. A burgeoning grassroots community effort is fast building the profile and revealing the impact of vEM technology in the life sciences and clinical research.
Original languageEnglish
JournalNature Methods
Publication statusEarly online - 19 Apr 2023


  • UKRI
  • MRC
  • CC0199
  • BB/S018689/1
  • MR/L007835/1
  • MR/P019544/1

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