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Title: Small animal PET imaging of the type 1 cannabinoid receptor in a rodent model for anorexia nervosa
Authors: Casteels, Cindy ×
Gérard, Nathalie
van Kuyck, Kris
Pottel, Lies
Nuttin, Bart
Bormans, Guy
Van Laere, Koen #
Issue Date: Feb-2014
Series Title: European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging vol:41 issue:2 pages:308-321
Abstract: Several lines of evidence strongly implicate a dysfunctional endocannabinoid system (ECS) in eating disorders. Using [(18)F]MK-9470 and small animal positron emission tomography (PET), we investigated for the first time cerebral changes in type 1 cannabinoid (CB1) receptor binding in vivo in the activity-based rat model of anorexia (ABA), in comparison to distinct motor- and food-related control conditions and in relation to gender and behavioural variables.
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ISSN: 1619-7070
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Nuclear Medicine & Molecular Imaging
Radiopharmacy
Research Group Experimental Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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