Fluorescence Imaging of a Mouse Injected with the R2c Probe and Vitamin C (image) Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo Share Print E-Mail Caption The mice were injected with a dose of extra Vitamin C, raising the concentration above normal. The probe signal spread throughout the body over one hour, becoming particularly intense in vital organs. This is the first time that researchers have directly imaged Vitamin C administered to a mouse. Credit 2017 KAZUYUKI ISHII, INSTITUTE OF INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE, THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO Usage Restrictions The image may only be used with appropriate credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.