Dosimetry of an iodine-123-labeled tropane to image dopamine transporters Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carrier Proteins
  • Dopamine
  • Iodine Radioisotopes
  • Membrane Glycoproteins
  • Membrane Transport Proteins
  • Nerve Tissue Proteins
  • Tomography, Emission-Computed, Single-Photon
  • Tropanes

abstract

  • Relatively high-contrast images of the presynaptic dopamine transporters in the basal ganglia can be acquired with 185 MBq (5 mCi) of [123I]IPT. The radiation exposure that results is significantly less than the maximum allowed by current safety guidelines for research volunteers.

publication date

  • January 1996

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 8543985

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 151

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 37

number

  • 1