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Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 368075, 8 pages
-Labeled Cystine-Knot Peptides Based on the Agouti-Related Protein for Targeting Tumor Angiogenesis
1Department of Nuclear Medicine, Shanghai Sixth People’s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200233, China
2Molecular Imaging Program at Stanford (MIPS), Department of Radiology, Stanford Cancer Institute, and Bio-X Program, Canary Center at Stanford for Cancer Early Detection, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
3Department of Bioengineering, Stanford Cancer Institute, and Bio-X Program, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Received 14 December 2011; Revised 29 January 2012; Accepted 30 January 2012
Academic Editor: David J. Yang
Copyright © 2012 Lei Jiang 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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