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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 159834, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/159834
Research Article

Brown Adipose Tissue Can Be Activated or Inhibited within an Hour before 18F-FDG Injection: A Preliminary Study with MicroPET

Department of Nuclear Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing 100730, China

Received 30 December 2010; Accepted 16 February 2011

Academic Editor: Mei Tian

Copyright © 2011 Chenxi Wu 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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  • M Reza Mirbolooki, Cristian C. Constantinescu, Min-Liang Pan, and Jogeshwar Mukherjee, “Quantitative assessment of brown adipose tissue metabolic activity and volume using 18F-FDG PET/CT and β3-adrenergic receptor activation,” EJNMMI Research, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 1–11, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
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