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Functional Imaging of Early Markers of Disease

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Volume 18 |Article ID 760473 | https://doi.org/10.1155/2002/760473

Barbara Y. Croft, "Animal Models for imaging", Disease Markers, vol. 18, Article ID 760473, 10 pages, 2002. https://doi.org/10.1155/2002/760473

Animal Models for imaging

Received17 Nov 2003
Accepted17 Nov 2003

Abstract

Animal models can be used in the study of disease. This chapter discusses imaging animal models to elucidate the process of human disease. The mouse is used as the primary model. Though this choice simplifies many research choices, it necessitates compromises for in vivo imaging. In the future, we can expect improvements in both animal models and imaging techniques.

Copyright © 2002 Hindawi Publishing Corporation. 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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