Imaging approach zeroes in on fat tissue

09/19/2013 | MedicalXpress.com

A near-infrared fluorescence imaging probe can locate brown adipose tissue at the molecular level, according to a study in the journal Nature Communications. Researchers, who tested the approach in an animal model, said the method, if proven effective in clinical trials, could help with the development of personalized treatments for patients depending on the ratio of their brown fat cells to white fat cells and might aid research into metabolic diseases.

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