Magnetomotive optical coherence microscopy for cell dynamics and biomechanics

Fujimoto, James G. and Liang, Xing and John, Renu and et al, . (2011) Magnetomotive optical coherence microscopy for cell dynamics and biomechanics. In: SPIE BiOS, 15 February 2011, California, United States.

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Abstract

Magnetomotive microscopy techniques are introduced to investigate cell dynamics and biomechanics. These techniques are based on magnetomotive transducers present in cells and optical coherence imaging techniques. In this study, magnetomotive transducers include magnetic nanoparticles (MNPs) and fluorescently labeled magnetic microspheres, while the optical coherence imaging techniques include integrated optical coherence (OCM)and multiphoton (MPM) microscopy,and diffraction phase microscopy (DPM). Samples used in this study are murine macrophage cells in culture that were incubated with magnetomotive transducers. MPMis used to visualize multifunctional microspheres based on their fluorescence, while magnetomotive OCM detects sinusoidal displacements of the sample induced by a magnetic field. DPM is used to image single cells at a lower frequency magnetic excitation, and with its Fourier transform light scattering (FTLS) analysis, oscillation amplitude is obtained, indicating the relative biomechanical properties of macrophage cells. These magnetomotive microscopy method shave potential to be used to image and measure cell dynamics and biomechanical properties. The ability to measure and understand biomechanical properties of cells and their microenvironments, especially for tumor cells, is of great importance and may provide insight for diagnostic and subsequently therapeutic interventions. © (2011) COPYRIGHT Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE). Downloading of the abstract is permitted for personal use only.

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John, Renuhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3254-2472
Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Biomedical Engineering
Divisions: Department of Biomedical Engineering
Depositing User: Library Staff
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2019 04:18
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 04:18
URI: http://raiith.iith.ac.in/id/eprint/6326
Publisher URL: http://doi.org/10.1117/12.875139
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