NanoSIMS imaging: An approach for visualizing and quantifying lipids in cells and tissues

Cuiwen He, Loren G. Fong, Stephen G. Young, Haibo Jiang

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Abstract

Over the past few decades, several approaches have been used to image lipids in cells and tissues, but most have limited spatial resolution and sensitivity. Here, we discuss a relatively new approach, nanoscale secondary ion mass spectrometry imaging, that makes it possible to visualize lipids in cells and tissues in a quantitative fashion and with high spatial resolution and high sensitivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)669-672
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Investigative Medicine
Volume65
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017

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