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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 8609274, 12 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/8609274
Research Article

[18F]FDG Uptake in the Aortic Wall Smooth Muscle of Atherosclerotic Plaques in the Simian Atherosclerosis Model

1Department of Pharmacology, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu, Japan
2Bio-Function Imaging Team, Imaging Platform and Innovation Group, Division of Bio-Function Dynamics Imaging, RIKEN Center for Life Science Technologies, Kobe, Japan

Received 18 August 2016; Revised 2 November 2016; Accepted 28 November 2016

Academic Editor: Venkatesh Mani

Copyright © 2016 Takayuki Iwaki 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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