Bacic L, Sabantsev A, Deindl S
Current Opinion in Structural Biology 65 (-) 61-68 [2020-12-00; online 2020-12-00]
Single-molecule fluorescence microscopy has long been appreciated as a powerful tool to study the structural dynamics that enable biological function of macromolecules. Recent years have witnessed the development of more complex single-molecule fluorescence techniques as well as powerful combinations with structural approaches to obtain mechanistic insights into the workings of various molecular machines and protein complexes. In this review, we highlight these developments that together bring us one step closer to a dynamic understanding of biological processes in atomic details.