Cover Picture: J. Biophotonics 2/2013


Employing Raman microspectroscopy, biochemical fingerprint patterns of human and porcine cartilage were obtained in this study. Using this non-contact screening tool, it was also shown that prolonged in vitro culture can lead to phenotypic changes in chondrocytes. Picture: M. Pudlas et al., pp. 206–212 in this issue)