Cell-based in vivo dual imaging probes using genetically expressed tags and chemical contrast agents

Yuki Hasegawa, Aki Honda, Keitaro Umezawa, Yusuke Niino, Kotaro Oka, Tomohiro Chiba, Sadakazu Aiso, Akihiro Tanimoto, Daniel Citterio, Koji Suzuki

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We report a method for specifically labelling the surface of cells with two kinds of chemical probes (near-infrared (NIR) fluorescent probes and magnetic resonance (MR) imaging probes) via two genetically expressed tags, and demonstrate the application for in vitro and in vivo dual imaging.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4040-4042
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number27
Publication statusPublished - 2009


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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