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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 15, Iss. 7 — Apr. 2, 2007
  • pp: 4039–4053

Light scattering and microarchitectural differences between tumorigenic and non-tumorigenic cell models of tissue

Janak Ramachandran, Tamara M. Powers, Susan Carpenter, Alicia Garcia-Lopez, James P. Freyer, and Judith R. Mourant  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 15, Issue 7, pp. 4039-4053 (2007)

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Differences in light scattering properties of a tumorigenic and a non-tumorigenic model for tissue were demonstrated using a variety of light scattering techniques, the majority of which are in vivo compatible. In addition to determining that light scattering differences exist, models for the microarchitectural changes responsible for the light scattering differences were developed.

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OCIS Codes
(170.6510) Medical optics and biotechnology : Spectroscopy, tissue diagnostics
(290.7050) Scattering : Turbid media

ToC Category:
Medical Optics and Biotechnology

Original Manuscript: October 31, 2006
Revised Manuscript: February 8, 2007
Manuscript Accepted: March 13, 2007
Published: April 2, 2007

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Vol. 2, Iss. 5 Virtual Journal for Biomedical Optics

Janak Ramachandran, Tamara M. Powers, Susan Carpenter, Alicia Garcia-Lopez, James P. Freyer, and Judith R. Mourant, "Light scattering and microarchitectural differences between tumorigenic and non-tumorigenic cell models of tissue," Opt. Express 15, 4039-4053 (2007)

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