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Nanotech 2010 Vol. 3
Nanotech 2010 Vol. 3
Nanotechnology 2010: Bio Sensors, Instruments, Medical, Environment and Energy
 
Chapter 1: Bio Sensors, Diagnostics & Imaging
 

Synchrotron radiation microtomography for the ex-vivo and in-vivo evaluation of nanoparticle-labeled stem cell homing in muscular tissue

Authors:F. Fiori, A. Farini, A. Giuliani, A. Manescu, C. Villa, Y. Torrente
Affilation:Polytechnic University of Marche, IT
Pages:81 - 84
Keywords:Duchenne muscular dystrophy, stem cells, synchrotron radiation, microtomography
Abstract:This work was carried out in the frame of a more general research program aiming to use human stem cells to repair muscle damage in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. The results of X-ray microtomography experiments, carried out both ex-vivo and in-vivo at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility are presented. It is shown that the distribution of intra-arterially delivered stem cells can be visualized by microtomography both in muscle biopsies and in living murine models, providing biological insights into the early processes of muscle stem cell homing.
ISBN:978-1-4398-3415-2
Pages:880
Hardcopy:$189.95
 
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