Colloidal Gold Particles as a Marker of Plasma Perfusion and Endocytosis in Kidney, Liver, and Spleen

  • Martin F. König
  • Ewald R. Weibel
  • Sanjay Batra
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 411)


Studies of in vivo microvascular perfusion are commonly performed by injection of plasma tracers such as labeled fluorescent dyes.3,13–15 This method is suitable only at the light microscopic level and identifies only those capillaries which contain plasma tracer at sufficiently high concentrations.7


Gold Particle Microvascular Perfusion Capillary Perfusion Colloidal Gold Particle Plasma Marker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin F. König
    • 1
  • Ewald R. Weibel
    • 1
  • Sanjay Batra
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of AnatomyUniversity of BerneBerne 9Switzerland

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