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Detection, Mapping, and Quantification of Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes in Histological Specimens with Photoacoustic Microscopy

  • Pramod K. Avti equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Pramod K. Avti, Song Hu, Christopher Favazza

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Song Hu equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Pramod K. Avti, Song Hu, Christopher Favazza

    Affiliation: Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Christopher Favazza equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Pramod K. Avti, Song Hu, Christopher Favazza

    Affiliation: Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Antonios G. Mikos,

    Affiliation: Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America

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  • John A. Jansen,

    Affiliation: Department of Periodontology and Biomaterials, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

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  • Kenneth R. Shroyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Lihong V. Wang mail,

    lhwang@biomed.wustl.edu (LVW); balaji.sitharaman@stonybrook.edu (BS)

    Affiliation: Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America

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  • Balaji Sitharaman mail

    lhwang@biomed.wustl.edu (LVW); balaji.sitharaman@stonybrook.edu (BS)

    Affiliation: Department of Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: April 09, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0035064

About the Authors

Pramod K. Avti, Balaji Sitharaman
Department of Biomedical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
Song Hu, Christopher Favazza, Lihong V. Wang
Optical Imaging Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States of America
Antonios G. Mikos
Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, Texas, United States of America
Kenneth R. Shroyer
Department of Pathology, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University Medical Center, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
John A. Jansen
Department of Periodontology and Biomaterials, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

LVW has a financial interest in Microphotoacoustics, Inc. and Endra, Inc., which, however, did not support this work. This does not alter the authors' adherence to all the PLoS ONE policies on sharing data and materials.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PKA BS. Performed the experiments: PKA SH CF BS. Analyzed the data: PKA SH CF AGM JAJ KRS LVW BS. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PKA SH CF AGM JAJ KRS LVW BS. Wrote the paper: PKA SH CF KRS LVW BS.