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DMSO affects the efficiency of photolabeling of tetrabrominated rhodamine to collagen fibers
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Paper Abstract

The ability to photolabel a compound, tetrabrominated rhodamine (TBR), onto collagen gels was tested. The influence of DMSO on the efficiency of photolabeling was determined. The DMSO enhances the photolabeling presumably by allowing the TBR to become more closely associated to the collagen fibers such that upon photon absorption which causes debromination to yield a radical, the radical can covalently link to the collagen.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 May 1995
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 2391, Laser-Tissue Interaction VI, (22 May 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.209887
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Steven L. Jacques, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Kunio Awazu, Univ. of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr. (United States)
Tayyaba Hasan, Wellman Labs. of Photomedicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Harvard Medical School (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2391:
Laser-Tissue Interaction VI
Steven L. Jacques, Editor(s)

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