imaging agentsmedical dictionary

Proteins developed to act as imaging or contrast agents for use with various types of bodyscanners. The proteins, usually antibodies, bind to specific tissue types, usually tumours, and allow the scanner to distinguish those tissues from the surrounding tissue very easily.

(14 Nov 1997)

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