TITLE

A PET mini-chip

PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/14/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 4, p448
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research being done on the use of microfluidics to produce radioactive molecules for positron electron tomography (PET), published in the 2005 issue of the "Science." Chung-Cheng Lee and colleagues designed a chip made up of miniature fluid channels, chambers and valves. The PET mini-chip uses pumps to deliver small volumes of the components needed to make radioactive fluorodeoxyglucose.
ACCESSION #
19777027

 

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