Fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy paper

Our preprint posted on bioRxiv, led by Dr. Pranali Deore, uses fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy (FLIM) and FISH to visualise intracellular bacteria in Symbiodiniaceae. Significant changes in the abundance of intracellular bacteria relative to autofluorescence in B. minutum cells were observed at initiation of light and dark conditions. We suggest that the onset of bacterial endosymbiosis is linked to the photoperiod driven changes in B. minutum life stages.