Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Radioisotopes - Applications in Bio-Medical Science

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Nirmal Singh

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, India

PublishedNovember 21st, 2011

Doi10.5772/1937

ISBN978-953-307-748-2

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6576-7

Copyright year2011

Number of pages334

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1. Medical Radioisotopes Production: A Comprehensive Cross-Section Study for the Production of Mo and Tc Radioisotopes Via Proton Induced Nuclear Reactions on natMo

By A. A. Alharbi, A. Azzam, M. McCleskey, B. Roeder, A. Spiridon,E. Simmons, V.Z. Goldberg, A. Banu, L. Trache and R. E. Tribble

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2. Use of Radioactive Precursors for Biochemical Characterization the Biosynthesis of Isoprenoids in Intraerythrocytic Stages of Plasmodium falciparum

By Emilia A. Kimura, Gerhard Wunderlich, Fabiana M. Jordão, Renata Tonhosolo, Heloisa B. Gabriel, Rodrigo A. C. Sussmann, Alexandre Y. Saito and Alejandro M. Katzin

2,286
3. Radioisotopes and Nanomedicine

By Nathan C. Sheets and Andrew Z. Wang

3,412
4. Use of Radiation and Isotopes in Insects

By Thiago Mastrangelo and Julio Walder

5,327
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5. Radioisotopes in Drug Research and Development: Focus on Positron Emission Tomography

By Sosuke Miyoshi, Keisuke Mitsuoka, Shintaro Nishimura and Stephan A. Veltkamp

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6. Application of Radioisotopes in Biochemical Analyses: Metal Binding Proteins and Metal Transporters

By Miki Kawachi, Nahoko Nagasaki-Takeuchi, Mariko Kato and Masayoshi Maeshima

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8. The Use of Radioisotopes to Characterise the Abnormal Permeability of Red Blood Cells from Sickle Cell Patients

By Anke Hannemann, Urszula Cytlak, Robert J. Wilkins, J. Clive Ellory, David C. Rees and John S. Gibson

2,083
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9. Boron Studies in Interdisciplinary Fields Employing Nuclear Track Detectors (NTDs)

By László Sajo-Bohus, Eduardo D. Greaves and József K. Pálfalvi

2,925
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10. Production and Selection of Metal PET Radioisotopes for Molecular Imaging

By Suzanne V. Smith, Marian Jones and Vanessa Holmes

3,165
12. 3-Dimensional CT Lymphography in Identifying the Sentinel Node in Breast Cancer

By Junko Honda, Chieko Hirose, Masako Takahashi, Sonoka Hisaoka, Miyuki Kanematsu, Yoshimi Bando and Mitsunori Sasa

1,599
13. Nuclear Medicine in the Imaging and Management of Breast Cancer

By Luciano Izzo, Sara Savelli, Andrea Stagnitti and Mario Marini

4,034
14. Axillary Reverse Mapping in Breast Cancer

By Masakuni Noguchi, Miki Yokoi, Yasuharu Nakano, Yukako Ohno and Takeo Kosaka

3,598
15. Lymphedema: Clinical Picture, Diagnosis and Management

By Tanja Planinšek Ručigaj and Vesna Tlaker Žunter

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16. Targeting the Causes of Intractable Chronic Constipation in Children: The Nuclear Transit Study (NTS)

By Yee Ian Yik, David J. Cook, Duncan M. Veysey, Stephen J. Rutkowski, Coral F. Tudball, Brooke S. King, Timothy M. Cain, Bridget R. Southwell and John M. Hutson

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