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Overlay of the Confocal/Multiphoton Image of the Excised Human Skin

Caption: Overlay of the confocal/multiphoton image of the excised human skin. Yellow color represents skin autofluorescence excited by 405 nm; Purple color represents zinc oxide nanoparticle distribution in skin (stratum corneum) excited by 770 nm, with collagen-induced faint SHG signals in the dermal layer.

Credit: Biomedical Optics Express

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