Figure 2 PET imaging of a baboon using the [C-11]CFT DAT tracer. Prominent striatal (STR) tracer activity is shown, whereas the cerebellum (CER) had no significant DAT binding.

were noted. Purified chromaffin cells can be grown and differentiated in vitro preimplantation or manipulated to express growth factors that may further benefit the graft in vivo. An intriguing but promising alternative is the use of carotid body cell aggregates that have been shown to be of significant benefit in parkinsonian rats and more recently in pilot studies in monkeys.

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We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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