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Nanobodies also remain functional within cells, whereas conventional antibodies typically fall apart in the cytoplasm.
Polar bodies have very little cytoplasm and contain few, if any, mitochondria, which makes PBT potentially simpler and safer.
Researchers can get them into the cytoplasm by genetically altering cells to produce them, but that's not feasible for most treatments.
To trace how the cells and their progeny changed over time, the researchers equipped some of the single-cell fish embryos with genetic tracers: many tiny pieces of unique DNA, injected into the embryos' cytoplasm.
Branch and bud cells concentrate solutes in their cytoplasm to reduce the freezing point (the same way road de-icing salts work) and export water from the cells to reduce ice crystal formation that can damage delicate cell membranes.
This may mean that too much cytoplasm — the fluid inside cells — ended up in the polar body.
Up to 60 percent of insect species carry a harmless type of bacteria called Wolbachia in their cytoplasm, the thick mixture of water, salts, and protein that fills every cell.
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