Login processing...

Trial ends in Request Full Access Tell Your Colleague About Jove
JoVE Journal
Biology

A subscription to JoVE is required to view this content.
You will only be able to see the first 2 minutes.

Functional Imaging of Brown Fat in Mice with 18F-FDG micro-PET/CT
 
Click here for the English version

Functional Imaging of Brown Fat in Mice with 18F-FDG micro-PET/CT

Article doi: 10.3791/4060
November 23rd, 2012

Summary November 23rd, 2012

Please note that all translations are automatically generated.

Click here for the English version.

A method of functional imaging of mouse brown adipose tissue (BAT) is described in which cold-stimulated uptake of 18F-Fluorodeoxyglucose (FDG) in BAT is non-invasively assessed with a standardized micro-PET/CT protocol. This method is robust and sensitive to detect differences in BAT activities in mouse models.

Read Article

Get cutting-edge science videos from JoVE sent straight to your inbox every month.

Waiting X
simple hit counter