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Publish YearJanuary 2014


PET and SPECT of Neurobiological Systems combine the expertise of authors internationally renowned for their dedication to the development of novel probes and techniques for the investigation of neurobiological systems. Various aspects of neurotransmission in the brain are discussed, such as visualization and quantification of neuroreceptors, neuroinflammatory markers, transporters and enzymes as well as neurotransmitter synthesis, ß-amyloid deposition, cerebral blood flow and the metabolic rate of glucose. The latest results in probe development are also detailed. Most chapters are written jointly by radiochemists and nuclear medicine specialists to ensure a multidisciplinary approach. This state-of-the-art compendium will be valuable to all with an interest in the field of clinical or preclinical neuroscience. Other volumes focus on PET and SPECT in psychiatry and PET and SPECT in neurology".