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Georgia Institute of Technology Research News
Caption: Schematic showing the chemical design of maltodextrin-based imaging probes, which have been used to detect bacterial infections in animals with high sensitivity and specificity. The probes are composed of maltohexaose conjugated to a fluorescent dye. They are internalized at a high rate by bacteria through the maltodextrin transport pathway as a glucose source.
Credit: Georgia Tech/Niren Murthy
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