We have engineered an optical construct composed of the brome mosaic virus doped with indocyanine green, an FDA-approved chromophore. These constructs may offer a non-toxic platform for site-specific and deep tissue optical imaging, and phototherapy.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.3880) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical and biological imaging
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