Histopathological analyses of spleen and thymus of mice. Mice were injected in the caudal vein with different doses of carbon dots. The samples of spleen and thymus were separated for histopathological analysis. There were no necrosis and hydropic degeneration observed in the splenetic and thymic sections in carbon dot-treated mice both on the first and ninth days post exposure.
Gao et al. Nanoscale Research Letters 2013 8:276 doi:10.1186/1556-276X-8-276