18F-fluorobenzyl triphenyl phosphonium: a noninvasive sensor of brown adipose tissue thermogenesis.
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May 01, 2011
The intense uptake of (18)F-FBnTP into BAT at room temperature and the response to cold stimulation suggest the unique potential advantage of (18)F-FBnTP not only in detecting unstimulated BAT at high contrast but also in quantifying the mitochondrial thermogenic activity. (18)F-FBnTP PET may serve as a useful technique to assess BAT volume and function.
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