Multiphoton microscopy in defining liver function

Camilla A. Thorling, Darrell Crawford, Frank J. Burczynski, Xin Liu, Ian Liau, Michael S. Roberts*

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摘要

Multiphoton microscopy is the preferred method when in vivo deep-tissue imaging is required. This review presents the application of multiphoton microscopy in defining liver function. In particular, multiphoton microscopy is useful in imaging intracellular events, such as mitochondrial depolarization and cellular metabolism in terms of NAD(P)H changes with fluorescence lifetime imaging microscopy. The morphology of hepatocytes can be visualized without exogenously administered fluorescent dyes by utilizing their autofluorescence and second harmonic generation signal of collagen, which is useful in diagnosing liver disease. More specific imaging, such as studying drug transport in normal and diseased livers are achievable, but require exogenously administered fluorescent dyes. If these techniques can be translated into clinical use to assess liver function, it would greatly improve early diagnosis of organ viability, fibrosis, and cancer.

原文English
文章編號090901
期刊Journal of Biomedical Optics
19
發行號9
DOIs
出版狀態Published - 1 9月 2014

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