ERIC Number: EJ320276
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
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Positron Emission Tomography: Human Brain Function and Biochemistry.
Phelps, Michael E.; Mazziotta, John C.
Science, v228 n4701 p799-809 May 17 1985
Describes the method, present status, and application of positron emission tomography (PET), an analytical imaging technique for "in vivo" measurements of the anatomical distribution and rates of specific biochemical reactions. Measurements and image dynamic biochemistry link basic and clinical neurosciences with clinical findings suggesting hypotheses for laboratory research. (Author/DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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