Optical Radiology Labs at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine

Publications from 2008


  1. H. Lee, M. Y. Berezin, M. Henary, L. Strekowski, & S. Achilefu: Fluorescence lifetime properties of near-infrared cyanine dyes in relation to their structures. J. Photochem. Photobiol. 200, 438-444 (2008), PMCID: PMC2630462.

  2. H. Lee, M. Y. Berezin, K. Guo, J. Kao, & S. Achilefu: Near-infrared fluorescent pH-sensitive probes via unexpected barbituric acid mediated synthesis. Org. Lett. 11, 29-32 (2009), PMCID: PMC2725187.

  3. M. Xu, Y. Yuan, Y. Xia, & S. Achilefu: Monoclonal antibody CC188 binds a carbohydrate epitope expressed on the surface of both colorectal cancer stem cells and their differentiated progeny. Clin. Cancer Res. 14, 7461-7469 (2008), PMID: 19010863.

  4. C. M. Lapash Daniels, K. L. Ayers, A. M. Finley, J. P. Culver, & M. P. Goldberg: Axon sprouting in adult mouse spinal cord after motor cortex stroke. Neurosci. Lett. 450, 191-5 (2008), PMCID: PMC2793320.

  5. A. Almutairi, W. J. Akers, M.Y.Berezin, S. Achilefu, & J. M. Fréchet: Monitoring the biodegradation of dendritic near-infrared nanoprobes by in vivo fluorescence imaging. Mol. Pharm. 5, 1103-1110 (2008), PMCID: PMC2772156.

  6. T. J. Wadas, M. Eiblmaier, A. Zheleznyak, C. D. Sherman, R. Ferdani, K. Liang, S. Achilefu, & C. J. Anderson: Preparation and biological evaluation of 64Cu-CB-TE2A-sst2-ANT, a somatostatin antagonist for PET imaging of somatostatin receptor-positive tumors. J. Nucl. Med.  49, 1819-1827 (2008), PMCID: PMC2794832.

  7. W. J. Akers, M. Y. Berezin, H. Lee, & S. Achilefu: Predicting in vivo fluorescence lifetime behavior of near-infrared fluorescent contrast agents using in vitro measurements. J. Biomed. Optics 13, 054042 (2008), PMCID: PMC2744956.

  8. T. O. Hirche, R. Benabid, G. Deslee, S. Gangloff, S. Achilefu, M. Guenounou, F. Lebargy, R. E. Hancock, & A. Belaaouaj: Neutrophil elastase mediates innate host protection against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. The Journal of Immunology 181, 4945-4954 (2008), PMID: 18802098.

  9. C. Odonkor & S. Achilefu: Differential activity of caspase-3 regulates susceptibility of lung and breast cancer tumor cell lines to paclitaxel. The Open Biochemistry Journal 2, 121-128 (2008), PMCID: PMC2627519.

  10. H. Qian, Y. Gu, M. Wang, & S. Achilefu: Optimization of the near-infrared fluorescence labeling for in vivo monitoring of a protein drug distribution in animal model. J. Fluoresc. 19, 277-284 (2009), PMID: 18758925.

  11. H. L. Kee, R. Nothdurft, C. Muthiah, J. R. Diers, D. Fan, M. Ptaszek, D. F. Bocian, J. S. Lindsey, J. P. Culver, & D. Holten: Examination of chlorin-bacteriochlorin energy-transfer dyads as prototypes for near-infrared molecular imaging probes. Photochem. Photobiol. 84, 1061-72 (2008), PMID: 18673324.

  12. Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, B. B. Das, S. Achilefu, & R. R. Alfano: Time-resolved fluorescence polarization dynamics and optical imaging of Cytate: A prostate cancer receptor-targeted contrast agent. Applied Optics 47, 2281-2289 (2008), PMID: 18449292.

  13. Z. Zhang, M. Y. Berezin, J. Kao, A. Avignon, M. Bai, & S. Achilefu: Near-infrared dichromic fluorescent carbocyanine molecules. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 47, 1-5 (2008), PMID: 18386274.

  14. J. P. Culver, W. J. Akers, & S. Achilefu: Multimodality molecular imaging with combined optical and SPECT/PET modalities. J. Nucl. Med. 49, 169-172 (2008), PMID: 18199608.

  15. V. Ntziachristos, J. P. Culver, & B. W. Rice: Small-animal optical imaging. J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 011001 (2008), PMID: 18456953.

  16. S. V. Patwardhan & J. P. Culver: Quantitative diffuse optical tomography for small animals using an ultrafast gated image intensifier. J. Biomed. Opt. 13, 011009 (2008), PMID: 18315358.

  17. H. Lee, J. C. Mason, & S. Achilefu: Synthesis and spectral properties of near-infrared aminophenyl-hydroxyphenyl-and phenyl-substituted heptamethine cyanines. J. Org. Chem. 73, 723-725 (2008), PMID: 18095702.

  18. A. Almutairi, S. J. Guillaudeu, M. Y. Berezin, S. Achilefu, & J.M. Fréchet: Biodegradable pH-sensing dendritic nanoprobes for near-infrared fluorescence lifetime and intensity imaging. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 444-445 (2008), PMID: 18088125.

  19. W. B. Edwards, B. Xu, W. Akers, P. Cheney, K. Liang, B. E. Rogers, C. J. Anderson, & S. Achilefu: Agonist-antagonist dilemma in molecular imaging: Evaluation of a monomolecular multimodal imaging-agent for the somatostatin receptor. Bioconjugate Chem. 19, 192-200 (2008), PMCID: PMC2539107.

  20. Y. Ye, S. Bloch, B. Xu, & S. Achilefu: Novel near-infrared fluorescent integrin-targeted DFO analogue. Bioconjugate Chem. 19, 225-234 (2008), PMCID: PMC2631379.

  1. H. Qian, Y. Gu, M. Wang, S. Achilefu: Optimization of the near Infrared Fluorescence Labeling for In Vivo Monitoring of a Protein Drug Distribution in Animal Model:  J Fluoresc 19 277-284 (2009) Aug 29 2008
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