Contrast Agent Development

What is Contrast Agent Development?

Photoacoustic contrast agents, such as indocyanine green (ICG), are used to enhance the visibility of specific targets within a subject and targeting to investigate specific molecular markers.

contrast agent development
Samples of Tubes with Dyes used as Contrast Agents

PhotoSound Product Used


In situ x-ray-induced acoustic computed tomography with a contrast agent: a proof of concept

Biodegradable and biocompatible semiconductor nanocrystals as NIR-II photoacoustic imaging contrast agents

Size-tunable ICG-based contrast agent platform for targeted near-infrared photoacoustic imaging

Indocyanine green dye based bimodal contrast agent tested by photoacoustic/fluorescence tomography setup

Water-Soluble Fe(II) Complexes for Theranostic Application: Synthesis, Photoacoustic Imaging, and Photothermal Conversion
Co-registered photoacoustic and fluorescent imaging of a switchable nanoprobe based on J-aggregates of indocyanine green
Gold nanoparticles conjugated with DNA aptamer for photoacoustic detection of human matrix metalloproteinase-9

Laser-Synthesized Germanium Nanoparticles as Biodegradable Material for Near-Infrared Photoacoustic Imaging and Cancer Phototherapy

Legion AMP

Monodisperse Sub-100 nm Au Nanoshells for Low-Fluence Deep-Tissue Photoacoustic Imaging

Transfontanelle photoacoustic imaging: ultrasound transducer selection analysis

Application Note

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