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Table 1 18F-FDG in different BAT regions in the rat

From: Quantitative assessment of brown adipose tissue metabolic activity and volume using 18F-FDG PET/CT and β3-adrenergic receptor activation

BAT type Control a
(kBq/cm 3 /(MBq/kg))
CL316,243 a
(kBq/cm 3 /(MBq/kg))
Ratio
(CL/control)
Interscapular 1.8 ± 0.8 22.7 ± 15 12.6
Cervical 1.7 ± 0.4 16.3 ± 6.2 9.6
Periaortic 2.5 ± 1.1 23.2 ± 11.6 9.3
Intercostal NA 9.7 ± 2.2 NA
  1. aMean ± SD, n = 3 measured in PET/CT experiments with regions of BAT identified in PET/CT images as shown in Figure 1c; NA, the regions of intercostal BAT in the control animals were unidentifiable due to their small size and very low activity; BAT, brown adipose tissue; CL316,243, (R, R)-5-[2-[2,3-(3-chlorphenyl)-2-hydroxyethyl-amino]propyl]-1,3-benzodioxole-2,2-dicarboxylate, disodium salt.