Fluorescence methods are being investigated for non-invasive tissue diagnostics. Here, we describe how fluorescence lifetime imaging can probe metabolic function in individual living cells, using both endogenous and exogenous fluorophore lifetimes for contrast.
© Optical Society of America
(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3650) Medical optics and biotechnology : Lifetime-based sensing
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.2520) Microscopy : Fluorescence microscopy
M. Mycek, W. Zhong, and P. Urayama, "Investigating cellular metabolic function using fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy," in Biomedical Topical Meeting, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FH8.
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