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DESI Image

Caption: Image A shows DESI mass spectrometry imaging from a surgical sample of a meningioma tumor and an optical image of a stained serial section. The distribution of meningioma cells observed by microscopy correlates with that identified through the DESI analysis. Image B shows the mass spectrum of meningioma region of the tissue section and illustrates the characteristic meningioma lipid profile.

Credit: (PNAS image, pnas.1215687110, Jan. 8 early edition/courtesy of Cooks' laboratory)

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