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Photoacoustic tomography

Sounding out fluorescent proteins

Researchers from Munich and Boston have shown that multispectral photoacoustic tomography can image fluorescent proteins buried deep in highly scattering living organisms.

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Figure 1: Photoacoustic imaging.

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Burgholzer, P., Grün, H. & Sonnleitner, A. Sounding out fluorescent proteins. Nature Photon 3, 378–379 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/nphoton.2009.109

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