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Optical study of the structural alteration in hippocampal tissues in chronic stress using partial wave spectroscopy (Conference Presentation)

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We report mesoscopic physics based nanoscale sensitive partial wave spectroscopy (PWS) study of the structural changes in brain hippocampal region due to chronic stress induced by a stress hormone in a mouse model. Our results show that the change in the average degree of structural disorder in hippocampal tissues from stressed hormone induced mice brains has a higher structural disorder value relative to that of controlled mice, and the change is in correlation with the duration of the stress. Furthermore, the structural changes are peaked around the mid hippocampal regions, both sides of the hippocampal tissues centering around the ventricle.

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Date Published: 9 March 2020
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Proc. SPIE 11226, Neural Imaging and Sensing 2020, 112261I (9 March 2020); doi: 10.1117/12.2547162
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Prabhakar Pradhan, Mississippi State Univ. (United States)
Pradeep K. Shukla, The Univ. of Tennessee Health Science Ctr. (United States)
Shiva Bhandari, Mississippi State Univ. (United States)
Prakash Adhikari, Mississippi State Univ. (United States)
Radhakrishna Rao, The Univ. of Tennessee Health Science Ctr. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 11226:
Neural Imaging and Sensing 2020
Qingming Luo; Jun Ding; Ling Fu, Editor(s)

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