Investigators at Harvard Medical School, including Norbert Perrimon and scientists in his laboratory, and Columbia University recently said they have developed a framework that enables them to automatically recognize cellular phenotypes in the context of the Rho family of small GTPases.
 
The method, which has components to segment and analyze microscopic images, uses RNA interference to perturb the function of genes involved in Rac signaling.
 

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