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

Publications from 2005


  1. Z. Zhang & S. Achilefu: Spectral properties of pro-multimodal imaging agents derived from a NIR dye and a metal chelator. Photochem Photobiol. 81, 1499-1504 (2005), PMID: 16120005.

  2. Z. Zhang & S. Achilefu: Design, synthesis, and evaluation of near-infrared fluorescent pH indicators at physiologically relevant range. Chem. Comm. 47, 5887-5889 (2005), PMID: 16317464.

  3. J. P. Culver, A. M. Siegel, M. A. Franceschini, J. B. Mandeville, & D. A. Boas: Evidence that cerebral blood volume can provide brain activation maps with better spatial resolution than deoxygenated hemoglobin. Neuroimage 27, 947-59 (2005), PMID:16084112.

  4. Y. Chen, A. Gryshuk, S. Achilefu, T. Ochulchansky, W. Potter, T. Zhong, J. Morgan, B. Chance, P. Prasad, B. Henderson, A. Oseroff, & R. Pandey: A novel approach to a bifunctional photosensitizer for tumor imaging and phototherapy.  Bioconjugate Chem. 16, 1264-1274 (2005), PMID:16173807.

  5. S. Bloch, F. Lesage, L. McIntosh, A. Gandjbakhche, K. Liang, & S. Achilefu: Whole-body fluorescence lifetime imaging of a tumor-targeted near infrared molecular probe in mice. J. Biomed. Optics 10, 054003 (2005), PMID:16292963.

  6. Z. Zhang, K. Liang, S. Bloch, M. Berezin, & S. Achilefu: Monomolecular multimodal fluorescence-radioisotope imaging agents. Bioconjugate Chem. 16, 1232-1239  (2005), PMID:16173803.

  7. Y. Pu, W. B. Wang, G. C. Tang, F. Zeng, S. Achilefu, J. H. Vitenson, I. Sawczuk, S. Peters, J. M. Lombardo, & R. R. Alfano: Spectral polarization imaging of human prostate cancer tissue using a near-infrared receptor-targeted contrast agent. Technol. Cancer Res. Treat. 4, 429-36 (2005), PMID:16029061.

  8. S. Achilefu, C. H. Contag, A. P. Savitsky, & R. Weissleder: Chemical and genetic sensors in biomedical research. J. Biomed. Optics 10, 041201 (2005).

  9. S. Achilefu, S. Bloch, M. A. Markiewicz, T. Zhong, Y. Ye, R. B. Dorshow, B. Chance, & K. Liang: Synergistic effects of light-emitting probes and peptides for targeting and monitoring integrin expression. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci102, 7976-7981 (2005), PMCID: PMC1142399.

  10. S. V. Patwardhan, S. R. Bloch, S. Achilefu, & J. P. Culver: Time-dependent whole-body fluorescence tomography of probe bio-distributions in mice. Optics Express 13, 2564-2577 (2005), PMID: 19495147.

  11. Y. Ye, S. Bloch, & S. Achilefu: Multivalent carbocyanine molecular probes: Synthesis and applications. Bioconjugate Chem. 16, 51-61 (2005), PMID: 15656575.

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