5 January 2017 High-efficiency FRET-enhanced photoacoustic probes for in vivo tumor imaging
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Proceedings Volume 10245, International Conference on Innovative Optical Health Science; 1024503 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263184
Event: International Conference on Innovative Optical Health Science, 2016, Shanghai Everbright International Hotel, China
Abstract
Photoacoustic imaging can provide high-resolution and high-contrast image under unprecedented depth compared with pure optical imaging techniques by making use of laser-induced ultrasound waves. Although a series of absorption-enhanced optical contrast agents for photoacoustic imaging were developed, the probe with fully conversion from absorbed light energy to acoustic energy has not been achieved so far. Here we develop a high-efficiency photoacoustic probes with fluorescence resonance energy transfer (FRET) effect for enhancement of nonradiative energy. Graphene oxide (GO) binding optical dyes (GO-dyes) were achieved to show highly fluorescence quenching and violently increased photoacoustic signal intensity. GO-dyes were constructed and testified for multi-spectral photoacoustic imaging. As a representative probe, GO-Cy7 nanoparticles were used to validate the feasibility of photoacoustic tumor molecular imaging in vivo. Our work demonstrated a new approach to construct high-efficiency FRET-enhanced multi-spectrum probes for photoacoustic molecular imaging.
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Huan Qin, Liming Liu, "High-efficiency FRET-enhanced photoacoustic probes for in vivo tumor imaging", Proc. SPIE 10245, International Conference on Innovative Optical Health Science, 1024503 (5 January 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2263184; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2263184
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