Journal of Biophotonics

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Editor: Jürgen Popp

Impact Factor: 4.328

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 11/92 (Optics); 12/78 (Biochemical Research Methods); 15/73 (Biophysics)

Online ISSN: 1864-0648

Associated Title(s): Laser & Photonics Reviews

5_01/2012Cover Picture: J. Biophotonics 1/2012

Raman spectroscopy has been used in this study to obtain biochemical fingerprint patterns of collagen fibers in native aortic heart valve tissues. Using this non-contact screening tool, we were able to monitor the increasing damage of collagen fibers due to enzymatic treatment or cryopreservation. (Picture: M. Votteler et al., pp. 47–56 in this issue)

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