Physical mechanism and applications of CEST contrast agents

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The imaging of cells with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) requires some magnetic labeling strategy that allows the discrimination between labeled cells and their surroundings. To date, there are two major classes of MR contrast agents, paramagnetic agents, producing large positive signal enhancement from decreasing T.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationMolecular and Cellular MR Imaging
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781420004090
ISBN (Print)0849372526, 9780849372520
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)
  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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