Carbon-11 Amino Acids, Labeling and Metabolites

  • Willem Vaalburg
  • Philip H. Elsinga
  • Anne M. J. Paans
Part of the Developments in Nuclear Medicine book series (DNUM, volume 23)


The preparation methods available for 11C-amino acids and the different aspects of the value of these amino acids for measuring the protein synthesis rate in vivo are discussed.


Positron Emission Tomography Positron Emission Tomography Study Label Amino Acid Protein Synthesis Rate Ornithine Decarboxylase Activity 
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  • Willem Vaalburg
  • Philip H. Elsinga
  • Anne M. J. Paans

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