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Analysis of microscopic infrared spectra of individual dried and live human cells
Author(s): Melissa Romeo; Christian Matthaus; Milos Miljkovic; Susie Boydston-White; Max Diem
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Paper Abstract

The ability of infrared (IR) spectroscopy to distinguish and map cancerous and non-cancerous tissue has opened the question of the origin of spectral differences between normal and cancerous cells. In this contribution, we report IR spectral maps of individual dried cancer cells, some of them in the process of cell division (mitosis), IR spectra of cells suspended in growth medium, and preliminary results of a statistical analysis of thousands of individual dried cancer cells.

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Date Published: 1 July 2004
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 5321, Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy and Biohazard Detection Technologies, (1 July 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.552874
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Melissa Romeo, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)
Christian Matthaus, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)
Milos Miljkovic, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)
Susie Boydston-White, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)
Max Diem, CUNY/Hunter College (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5321:
Biomedical Vibrational Spectroscopy and Biohazard Detection Technologies
Zygmunt Gryczynski; Anita Mahadevan-Jansen; Michael G. Sowa; Tuan Vo-Dinh; Joseph R. Lakowicz; Gerwin J. Puppels, Editor(s)

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