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Uneven age effects of [(18)F]FP-CIT binding in the striatum of Parkinson's disease.

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Ann Nucl Med 2014 Jul;

Authors: Chong S Lee, Su-Jeong Kim, Seung Jun Oh, Hye Ok Kim, Sung-Cheol Yun, Doris Doudet, Jae Seung Kim

Dopamine transporter (DAT) imaging shows age-related decline of ligand binding in the normal striatum, a decline attributed to regulatory changes. We investigated if similar changes occur in the striatum of Parkinson's disease (PD) patients, using PET and [(18)F]FP-CIT, a ligand for DAT.

PMID: 25008292 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]

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