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Journal of Biomedical Optics

Application of biospeckles for assessment of structural and cellular changes in muscle tissue
Author(s): Olexander P. Maksymenko; Leonid I. Muravsky; Mykola I. Berezyuk
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Paper Abstract

A modified spatial-temporal speckle correlation technique for operational assessment of structural changes in muscle tissues after slaughtering is considered. Coefficient of biological activity as a quantitative indicator of structural changes of biochemical processes in biological tissues is proposed. The experimental results have shown that this coefficient properly evaluates the biological activity of pig and chicken muscle tissue samples. Studying the degradation processes in muscle tissue during long-time storage in a refrigerator by measuring the spatial-temporal dynamics of biospeckle patterns is carried out. The reduction of the bioactivity level of refrigerated muscle tissue samples connected with the initiation of muscle fiber cracks and ruptures, reduction of sarcomeres, nuclei deformation, nuclear chromatin diminishing, and destruction of mitochondria is analyzed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 11 September 2015
PDF: 7 pages
J. Biomed. Opt. 20(9) 095006 doi: 10.1117/1.JBO.20.9.095006
Published in: Journal of Biomedical Optics Volume 20, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Olexander P. Maksymenko, G. V. Karpenko Physico-Mechanical Institute (Ukraine)
Leonid I. Muravsky, G. V. Karpenko Physico-Mechanical Institute (Ukraine)
Mykola I. Berezyuk, State Scientific-Research Control Institute of Veterinary Medicinal Products and Feed Additives (Ukraine)

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