Localization of AmtB in vegetative cells. (A) Plasma membrane localization in a typical, growing AmtB-YFP cell with corresponding DIC image. (B) Compound image of plasma membrane localization of a typical, growing AmtB-RFP cell with corresponding phase contrast image. (C) Contractile vacuole membrane colocalization of AmtB-YFP (green) and FM4–64 (red). Three frames are shown from a time series started approximately 1 minute after adding FM4–64 to cells in a well of an 8-chamber cover glass. Images were made every 2 minutes for 10 cycles. Numbers represent number of minutes since the first frame was photographed. (D) Localization of AmtB-YFP on endolysosome membranes. AmtB-YFP (green) cells were incubated with TRITC-dextran (red) to identify the lumens of endolysosomes. (E) Localization of AmtB-YFP on phagosome membranes and corresponding DIC image. AmtB null cells expressing AmtB-YFP (green) were incubated with propidium iodide stained yeast (red) to identify the lumens of phagosomes. Images A, C, D, and E are confocal with 5 μm scale bars.
Kirsten et al. BMC Cell Biology 2008 9:71 doi:10.1186/1471-2121-9-71