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Volume 2016, Article ID 3258494, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3258494
Research Article

Synchrotron Radiation X-Ray Phase-Contrast Tomography Visualizes Microvasculature Changes in Mice Brains after Ischemic Injury

1School of Communication and Information Engineering, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
2Med-X Research Institute, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200030, China

Received 3 March 2016; Revised 2 June 2016; Accepted 23 June 2016

Academic Editor: Aviad Hai

Copyright © 2016 Peng Miao et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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