Chapter 20. Research and Clinical Application of Neuroreceptor Imaging

  1. Michael J. Welch2 and
  2. Carol S. Redvanly3
  1. Henry N. Wagner Jr and
  2. Zsolt Szabo

Published Online: 28 JAN 2005

DOI: 10.1002/0470846380.ch20

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications

How to Cite

Wagner, H. N. and Szabo, Z. (2002) Research and Clinical Application of Neuroreceptor Imaging, in Handbook of Radiopharmaceuticals: Radiochemistry and Applications (eds M. J. Welch and C. S. Redvanly), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470846380.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Washington University School of Medicine, Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, 510 S. Kingshighway Boulevard, Campus Box 8225, St. Louis, MO, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Chemistry, Brookhaven National Laboratory Associated Universities Ltd, Upton, New York, USA

Author Information

  1. Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JAN 2005
  2. Published Print: 27 NOV 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471495604

Online ISBN: 9780470846384

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Keywords:

  • neuroreceptor imaging;
  • positron-emission tomography (PET);
  • radiopharmacology and PET technology

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Effects of Drugs on the Brain

  • Identification of Receptors

  • Positron Emission Tomography (PET)

  • The Dopaminergic System

  • The Serotonergic System

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgment

  • References