14 July 2021
Scientists developed peptide-based contrast agents for darkfield microscopy

Article: Self-assembled peptide nanoparticles for enhanced dark-field hyperspectral imaging at the cellular and invertebrate level

Author: Yamei Li, Ekaterina Naumenko, Farida Akhatova, Qianli Zou, Rawil Fakhrullin, Xuehai Yan

Academic journal: Chemical Engineering Journal, 2021, V. 424, 130348

Scientists from the Laboratory of Bionanotechnology and colleagues from the Institute of Process Engineering (Chinese Academy of Sciences, China) showed that peptide nanoparticles based on the covalent self-assembly of genipin and peptides are highly efficient light-scattering agents for dark-field microscopy.