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Molecular Imaging

Fundamentals and Applications

Tian, Jie (Ed.)

Jointly published with Zhejiang University Press

2013, XV, 699 p. 269 illus.

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  • Covers a wide range of new theory, new techniques and new applications
  • Contributed by many experts in China
  • The editor has obtained the National Science and Technology Progress Award twice

"Molecular Imaging: Fundamentals and Applications" is a comprehensive monograph which describes not only the theory of the underlying algorithms and key technologies but also introduces a prototype system and its applications, bringing together theory, technology and applications. By explaining the basic concepts and principles of molecular imaging, imaging techniques, as well as research and applications in detail, the book provides both detailed theoretical background information and technical methods for researchers working in medical imaging and the life sciences. Clinical doctors and graduate students will also benefit from this book.
Jie Tian is a professor at the Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » ATSTC - Gene therapy - Molecular imaging - Molecular probe - Optical imaging - Radionuclide imaging - Research and development of new drug - ZJUP

Related subjects » Biomedical Engineering - Image Processing - Molecular Medicine - Optics & Lasers - Radiology

Table of contents 

Part I: Molecular Imaging Theory and System.-

Introduction.- Molecular Optical Simulation Environment.- Diffuse Optical Tomography.- Fluorescence Molecular Tomography.- Bioluminescence Tomography.- Positron Emission Tomography.- Radioisotope Labeled Molecular Imaging in SPECT.- MRI Facility-Based Molecular Imaging.- Other Molecular Imaging Technology.- Optical Multi-Modality Molecular Imaging.- Medical Image Processing and Analysis.-

Part II: Molecular Probes.-

Opportunities and Challenges of Radiolabeled Molecular Probes.- Oligonucleotide Probes.- Quantum Dots for Biological Imaging.- RGD-Based Molecular Probes for Integrin αvβ3 Imaging.-

Part III: Applications of Molecular Imaging.-

Basics of Molecular Biology.- Molecular Imaging Techniques in Clinical Practice of Tumors.- Using Molecular Imaging Techniques to Study Protein-Protein Interactions.- Application of Molecular Imaging in Transgenic Animals.- Molecular Imaging Methods in Diabetes-Related Studies.

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Distribution rights in China: Zhejiang University Press

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