Short polymer coacervates

Short polymer coacervates

Membraneless compartments made from short poymers, fluorescently labeled for RNA on right

Membraneless compartments made from short polymers (10 unit long polymer of aspartic acid and 10 unit long lysine). Brightfield image (left) and fluorescent image (right) showing fluorescently labeled RNA (red) partitioned into the compartment.

IMAGE: Fatma Pir Cakmak, Penn State