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Hyewon Youn 1 Article
In vivo Noninvasive Small Animal Molecular Imaging
Hyewon Youn, Kee-Jong Hong
Osong Public Health Res Perspect. 2012;3(1):48-59.   Published online December 31, 2011
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.phrp.2012.02.002
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The remarkable efforts that are made on molecular imaging technologies demonstrate its potential importance and range of applications. The generation of disease-specific animal models, and the developments of target-specific probes and genetically encoded reporters are another important component. Continued improvements in the instrumentation, the identification of novel targets and genes, and the availability of improved imaging probes should be made. Multimodal imaging probes should provide easier transitions between laboratory studies, including small animal studies and clinical applications. Here, we reviewed basic strategies of noninvasive in vivo imaging methods in small animals to introducing the concept of molecular imaging.

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