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From: Anaesthesia and physiological monitoring during in vivo imaging of laboratory rodents: considerations on experimental outcomes and animal welfare

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Example of PET/CT acquisitions showing fasting effects on biodistribution of 18 F-FDG-PET tracer in C57BL/6 mice. (A, B) Maximum intensity projection, and (A′, B′) two-dimensional coronal view. The fasted animals displayed a more targeted and selective uptake of the glucose analogue tracer throughout the body, avoiding the general uptake throughout the whole digestive system due to food ingestion.

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