The results of numerous studies have led to the development of supramolecular (assembled) organic substances for use in biomedical imaging as part of comprehensive approaches to the diagnosis of diseases. This review summarizes recent advances that have been made in the design and fabrication of assembled organic dyes for fluorescence and photoacoustic bioimaging.
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This investigation was supported by the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF), which is funded by the Korean government (MSIP) (No. 2012R1A3A2048814 for J. Y.). B. Z. Tang thanks the financial support from the Innovation and Technology Commission of Hong Kong (ITC-CNERC14SC01) and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (21788102).
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