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Data on specificity of [18F]GE180 uptake for TSPO expression in rodent brain and myocardium.

Data Brief. 2018 May 5;19:331-336. doi: 10.1016/j.dib.2018.04.133. eCollection 2018 Aug.

Authors/Editors: Deussing M, Blume T, Vomacka L, Mahler C, Focke C, Todica A, Unterrainer M, Albert NL, Lindner S, von Ungern-Sternberg B, Baumann K, Zwergal A, Bartenstein P, Herms J, Rominger A, Brendel M.
Publication Date: 2018



Data in this article show radioligand uptake (to gamma counter and positron-emission-tomography) as well as polymerase chain reaction analyses of 18 kDa translocator protein (TSPO) quantification. We confirmed specificity of [18F]GE180 binding of rodent brain and myocardium by blocking experiments with prior application of non-radioactive GE180, using dynamic in vivo positron-emission-tomography and ex vivo gamma counter measurements. Expression of TSPO was compared between rodent brain and myocardium by quantitative polymerase chain reaction.


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