Molecular imaging of enzyme function in lungs

Delphine L. Chen, Jean Christophe Richard, Daniel P. Schuster

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Although PET imaging has been used for decades to evaluate enzyme activity in various tissues, its use for either inflammation or gene expression imaging is very new. Despite current limitations, PET imaging is likely to be invaluable as a tool to detect and quantify both inflammation and transgene expression noninvasively in the lungs and other organs.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-333
Number of pages19
JournalMethods in enzymology
StatePublished - 2004


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